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Show simple item record Rosas, Jennifer Alvarez en_US 2018-06-06T17:48:15Z 2018-06-06T17:48:15Z 2018 en_US 6/6/2018
dc.description.abstract There are many inquiries about whether one’s race and/or gender influence their fear of and risk of being sexually assaulted. Adequate information regarding sexual assault on college campuses is readily available through the Uniform Crime Report (UCR). However, the UCR only has data on sexual assaults that have been reported, and thus not on those who did not file a formal report. The current research examined what could influence one’s risk of being sexually assaulted during their college career at large western undergraduate university. Specifically examined were which gender and/or which race is more likely to experience sexual assault, including: touch without consent, attempted penetration, achieved penetration, being in a sexually abusive relationship, coerced to perform a sexual act, or any unwanted sexual act performed against them. This research also examined the participants’ levels of fear of experiencing any type of sexual assault between gender and race. The survey data was collected via an online convenience sample. The data indicated males and females have similar levels of fear of being sexually assaulted. However, there were some differences found between which race actually experienced sexual assault. These findings support the claim that women, specifically those who belong to a racial minority are more at risk to experience victimization in college. en_US
dc.format.extent 22 pages en_US
dc.language en_US en_US
dc.rights.uri This work is accessible in open access for viewing purposes. NO copy, translation, use or distribution of the Work is allowed without the copyright holder’s permission. en_US
dc.subject.other sexual assault en_US
dc.subject.other race en_US
dc.subject.other gender en_US
dc.subject.other college students en_US
dc.title Race and Gender Influences on the Risk and Fear of Being a Sexual Assault Victim en_US
dc.title.alternative Influences on Risk and Fear of Sexual Assault en_US
dc.type.genre Essay en_US
dc.issuer California State University, Fresno en_US

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