Date of Award

4-21-1980

Degree Type

Thesis

University or Center

Atlanta University (AU)

School

School of Social Work

Degree Name

M.S.W.

Department

Social Work Policy Planning and Administration

Abstract

This study attempted to explore, the problem of~ increasing rape crimes committed against the black women in the Atlanta University Center. It further examines causative as well as preventive measures that may be utilized by women, and the Atlanta University Department of Public Safety to reduce rape in the Atlanta University Center. The major findings of the study are as follows: (1) that black women in the Atlanta University Center must begin to take the responsibility of insuring their own safety and (2) to reduce the problem of rape there must involve a community wide effort to promote a safer environment.

Clinical

Comprehensive Health

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Social Work Commons

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