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A Meta-Analysis of Rape Education Programs

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Meta-analysis of evaluation studies of rape education programs aimed at college students examined which program characteristics were related to participants' rape-supportive attitude change. Linear regression analyses revealed that: (a) published studies yielded greater attitude change than dissertations, presentations, or unpublished studies; (b) attitude change declined over time; and (c) men in mixed-gender groups experienced less attitude change after interventions than men in single-gender groups. Implications for the development of effective rape education programs are discussed.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: 1: Department of Criminal Justice, University of Illinois at Chicago 2: Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Memphis

Publication date: January 1, 2001

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