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Author Finkelhor, David, author

Title License to rape : sexual abuse of wives / David Finkelhor and Kersti Yllo
Edition First edition
Published New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, [1985]


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Description xi, 258 pages ; 22 cm
Contents License to rape -- The myth and reality of marital rape -- Three types of marital rape -- Men who rape their wives -- Marital rape and marital sexuality -- Resisting marital rape -- The impact of marital rape -- Marital rape and the law: state statutes and public opinion -- The debate over criminalizing marital rape -- Ending marital rape -- Appendix A: The research study -- Appendix B: The California experience
Summary Two psychologists examine the psychological and social implications of sexual abuse within marriage, in a study that explores the motives behind the marital rape, the emotional and legal aspects, and patterns of sexual abuse
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-248) and index
Subject Rape in marriage -- United States.
Wife abuse -- United States.
Author Yllö, Kersti, author
Yllö, Kersti, author
LC no. 84019808
ISBN 003059474X
Other Titles Sexual abuse of wives