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Definition of the noun Acquaintance rape
What does Acquaintance rape mean as a name of something?
- date rape
Acquaintance rape is rape that involves people who know or are familiar with each other. Examples of acquaintances include someone the victim is dating, a classmate, co-worker, employer, family member, spouse, counselor, therapist, religious official or medical doctor. Acquaintance rape includes a subcategory of incidents labeled date rape that involves people who are in romantic or sexual relationships with each other. When rapes involve college students, the term campus rape is sometimes used.
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by Constance L. Shehan
DEFINITIONS Acquaintance rape refers to sexual assault committed by anyone who is not a complete stranger to the victim. It is performed through coercion, manipulation, or force; often, perpetrators use alcohol or drugs to facilitate the ...
by CTI Reviews
acquaintance rape: Acquaintance rape is an assault or attempted assault usually committed by a new acquaintance involvingsexual ...
by Miriam Forman-Brunell
Acquaintance rape is a broad category that can include any type of relationship in which the victim knows the perpetrator. Date rape is very specific to social or dating situations, that is, it is sexual assault occurring within the confines of a social ...
by Kevin L. Nadal
Acquaintance rape refers to forced sexual penetration or oral sex that occurs between individuals who know each other (as opposed to stranger rape). As a broad definition, acquaintance rape may include individuals who are married or ...
Encyclopedia of Rape (2004)
by Merril D. Smith
DATE RAPE/ACQUAINTANCE RAPE 55 conditions are met: a prompt report to the police, the existence of witnesses who can testify to similar crimes committed by the suspect, physical injury to the survivor, and corroboration of the individual's ...
by Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher
Acquaintance Rape As stated previously, most victims are raped by someone they know, including family members, acquaintances, and dates. However, men are more likely to be raped by strangers than by someone they know. Thus ...
by Bruce A. Arrigo
Acquaintance rape is typically defined as nonconsensual sex betweenadults whoknoweach other(this includes anyonewhois nota stranger to the victim). Others consider daterape as onlyone form ofacquaintance rape. These definitions of ...
Sex Similarities and Differences and the Impact of Society on Gender by Judith Worell
Acquaintance rape Rape involving a perpetrator who is known to the victim. Date rape Rape by an acquaintance who has some level of romantic association with a victim ranging from a rst meeting to an established relationship .
An Encyclopedia by James Ciment
Acquaintance Rape: The Hidden Crime. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1991. Paterman, Carole. The Sexual Contract. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1988. Pfeiffer, Marcia G .
1960 to the Present by Margaret DiCanio
to acquaintance rape to gang rape.
by Bonnie S. Fisher, Steven P. Lab
Acquaintance rape occurs between people who ...
by Jeffrey S. Turner
Acquaintance rape is rape that ...
Mental Health and Mental Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being [3 volumes] (2015)
An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being by Len Sperry
It is also referred to as “acquaintance rape.” Definitions • Consent is an act of voluntary willingness.
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