Justifying Rape: Sexual Aggression Against Women

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In todays society rape acts can be committed by anyone parents, extended relatives, lawyers, doctors, even law officials cops. In Chapter 26 of Alder and Alder the book provides many great examples about rapists and their motives. Rapists are viewed as people who suffer from an "irresistible impulse" and "disease of the mind" which allow them to commit such acts. Being raped is seen as a psycho-pathologic problem and individuals who partake in rape activities are viewed by society as "sick" or "psycho". Rape is viewed as behavior learned when individuals interact with each other. Convicted rapists are prone to sniffing out the attitudes and actions that evolves around sexual aggression against women. "Justifying Rape" in Chapter 26 provides perfect examples …show more content…
To think you satisfied someone sexually by taking advantage of them and tormenting them physically is not pleasure. In Chapter 41 of Alder and Alder it talks about being sexually assaulted on a university campus. I noticed this is happening more often nowadays! I do not understand why? All universities/colleges should be fully equipped with the security and protection to prevent incidents like this from occurring. College women are at greater risk for rape and other forms of forced sexual activity than other women worldwide. Many assaults occur from going to college parties, consuming large amounts of alcohol, or hanging in the right place at the wrong time. Colleges across the nation have been bluntly aware of raping incidents and offer free sources and services to young women. The issue has been noticed but I don't think colleges are doing all they can to change the problem because there is still a high percentage rate of sexual assault crimes occurring. I know the problem would not be solved over night but some things got to change or be enforced in order to keep the school environments

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