Intrinsic Control by Invisible Hand : Economic Incentive of Rape Causes in China

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Qiang Shi


The objective of this article is to analyze the incentive causes of rape crime with the perspective of economy in China. Utilized and integrated many official Statistics and Reports, states that mainly economic phenomena play the role on rape crimes: During economic migration, peasant workers have aggravated sexual repression, who became a highly concerned potential rape crime group. Under heavy economic burden, delayed marriage age, falling marriage rate and rising divorce rate had led to prolonging asexual period for the young blood. With infections of economic exploitation, the celebrities’ sexual games have diffused imitation effects, while the poor’s sexual helpless will accelerate the social frustration and masculinity loss which cannot compensate the sexual psychology development healthily.This article proposes that lessons from Franz von Liszt’ Criminology Theory, social policy represents the best and effective crime policy, deduces thesolutions including Poverty Alleviation Policy and Reducing Gap in Wealth Policy which maybe reduce the occurrence rate of rape in China. These best economic policies will be able to loosen the hand which halted necks of those souls’ libido.


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