02. Attitudes to violence


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Flood, M., and B. Pease. (2009). Factors Influencing Attitudes to Violence Against Women. Trauma, Violence and Abuse, 10(2): 124-142. (Available at http://www.xyonline.net/content/factors-influencing-influences-violence-against-women-journal-article.)

Harper, C. A., Hogue, T. E., & Bartels, R. M. (2017). Attitudes towards sexual offenders: What do we know, and why are they important? Aggression and violent behavior, 34, 201-213. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avb.2017.01.011

Johnson, L. G., & Beech, A. (2017). Rape myth acceptance in convicted rapists: A systematic review of the literature. Aggression and violent behavior, 34, 20-34. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avb.2017.03.004

Pease, B., and M. Flood. (2008). Rethinking the Significance of ‘Attitudes’ in Challenging Men’s Violence Against Women. Australian Journal of Social Issues, 43: 547-561. (Available at http://www.academia.edu/attachments/17824268/download_file.)

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Chapleau, K. M., Oswald, D. L., & Russell, B. L. (2008). Male rape myths: The role of gender, violence, and sexism. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

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