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NCJ Number: 147896 Find in a Library
Title: INCIDENCE OF DATE RAPE ON A COLLEGE CAMPUS
Journal: International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice  Volume:17  Issue:1/2  Dated:(Spring/Fall 1993)  Pages:229-242
Author(s): R T Sigler; M Wenstrom
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 14
Type: Statistics
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This study attempts to measure the extent to which women college students were forced to have sexual intercourse during their lives.
Abstract: Fifteen percent of this sample reported that they had been forced to have sex, 10 percent by their dates, and 8 percent while they were college students. The study indicates that almost all unwanted sexual encounters occur in apartments or cars, are committed by men with whom the women have at least casual relationships, and are preceded by behavior which causes sexual arousal. Table, references
Main Term(s): Statistics
Index Term(s): Acquaintance rape; Victims of Crime
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