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date rape What is a good thesis statement for a paper taking a stance against date rape. The paper will educate about the topic but will focus also on the underlying dynamics that aren't necessarily sexual, i.e. Brownmiller

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I would add that your thesis statement needs to be a statement that you truly believe and can defend with the facts that you find during your research. The idea of a research paper is to find facts that support your thesis. So be certain that if you are going to take a stand that date rape is about power and control you have the facts to back it up.

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You can also emphasize the point that anytime a woman says no, it becomes a non-consensual act, a sexual assault.  There is a rather persistent and ugly attitude in our society that women sometimes "deserve what they get" if they dress provocatively or if they get involved in sexual situations and change their mind.  No means no.  Anything after that is rape.

You can also include information and ideas about the number of date rapes that involve drugging the victim, and the criminal sociopathic act that this is.

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I agree that your thesis should specifically point out what your purpose is. For example, you have indicated that date rape is not...

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What is a good thesis statement for a paper taking a stance against date rape. The paper will educate about the topic but will focus also on the underlying dynamics that aren't necessarily sexual, i.e. Brownmiller

i am doing the same thing that you are doing and i cant find anything against it