Four Theories of Rape in American Society

Four Theories of Rape in American Society

A State-level Analysis

Book - 1989
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Women are in much greater danger of being raped in some American states than in others. Baron (Center for the Study of Women, UCLA) and Straus (sociology, U. of New Hampshire) examine the evidence in support of four seemingly contradictory theories and integrate them into a single sociocultural theory that accounts for these differences in the incidence of rape. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c1989
ISBN: 9780300045192
Characteristics: xiv, 250 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Straus, Murray A. (Murray Arnold), 1926-


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