Sexual assault continues to be a problem on college campuses despite greater attention to reducing rates of assault and an increased presence in the public discourse. Programming has been historically directed towards women by providing them with information about how to keep themselves safe rather than confronting a climate conducive to sexual violence. This important volume illuminates the urgency of combating sexual violence on college campuses. The authors depict in detail empirically supported approaches to combating climates conducive to sexual violence and ways to empower all members of the campus community to actively prevent sexual violence.
Table of Contents
1. Preventing Sexual Assault on College Campuses 2. Prevalence and Institutional and Economic Costs of Campus Sexual Assault 3. Emotional and Psychological Consequences of Sexual Violence 4. Etiology of Sexual Assault Perpetration 5. Evaluation of Prior Efforts to Address Campus Violence 6. Bystander Prevention and Education Programs 7. Broader Impacts of Challenging Rape Supportive Beliefs: Support for Survivor 8. Social Psychological Theory to Inform Sexual Assault Prevention Programming 9. Concluding Thoughts and Recommendations
Matt J. Gray is a Professor of Psychology at University of Wyoming, USA.
Christina M. Hassija is Professor of Psychology at California State University – San Bernardino, USA.
Sarah E. Steinmetz is a doctoral candidate in Psychology at University of Wyoming, USA.