Essays about: "victim blame"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words victim blame.

  1. 1. Victim Blaming and the Swedish Consent Law - A Swedish vignette experiment investigating the effectiveness of the Law of Consent on normative attitudes towards victim blaming

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Kristen Jed Rosario; Stina Öman; [2021-09-13]
    Keywords : norms; law; economics; economics; economics; consent; victim blame; rape; beliefs; attitudes; behavior; vignette; expressive effect;

    Abstract : and economical burdens on the victim, especially when the victim is a woman. This study contributes to an expanding literature on social norms, the law, and economics, focusing on the expressive effect of the law as one of the main channels that can shape societal norms. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Woman Was Raped - A Critical Discourse Analysis of Swedish News Media Coverage of Rape and Sexual Assault

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Lisa Lindqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : sexual crime; rape; discourse on sexuality; critical discourse analysis; gender constructivism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Departing from the question of how linguistic representations of sexual crime are connected to social practices around sexuality, this discourse analysis looks into 30 news articles on sexual crime to identify discourses around male and female sexuality. As most sexual crimes are committed by men and against women, the analysis focuses on connecting discursive descriptions of men and women in relation to sexual crime, to power relations between men and women in society. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Influence of Social Dominance Orientation and Perspective-­Taking on Victim Blaming after Sexual Assault

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Ogechi Emelle; [2018]
    Keywords : social dominance orientation; empathy; perspective taking; victim blaming; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : With recent increased media attention on sexual assault against women, many people question why so many women do not report the crimes. One key may reason lies in the phenomenon of victim blaming. READ MORE

  4. 4. "Det är nästan som på savannen, lejonet som ger sig på den svagaste gasellen" : en kvalitativ studie av hur äldre beskrivs som offer för bedrägeribrott i domar och media

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Madeleine Collin; [2016]
    Keywords : christie; elderly; fraud; judgements; media; the ideal victim; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years the rate of fraudulent crime has increased in Sweden. Swedish media has flagged up this development in part by publishing articles focusing on such crimes particularly against the elderly. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rape Victim and Perpetrator Blame: Effects of Victim Ethnicity, Perpetrator Ethnicity, Participant Gender, and Participant Ethnicity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Mattias Sjöberg; [2016]
    Keywords : participant ethnicity; rape perpetrator ethnicity; rape victim ethnicity; victim blame attributions; perpetrator blame attributions; student vs community sample; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of the current study is to examine the influence of the victim's, perpetrator's, and participant's ethnicity on victim and perpetrator blame attributions. Additionally, comparisons between males and females and a community and student sample were made. READ MORE