Date of Award
University or Center
Atlanta University (AU)
School of Social Work
Social Work Policy Planning and Administration
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.
Young, Rachelle Willia, "Increasing rape crimes committed on the
black women in the Atlanta university center;
causes and preventive measures" (1980). ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library. 433.