Empirically Enhanced Reflections on 20 Years of Rape Research

  title={Empirically Enhanced Reflections on 20 Years of Rape Research},
  author={Mary P. Koss},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  pages={100 - 107}
  • M. Koss
  • Published 1 January 2005
  • Law
  • Journal of Interpersonal Violence
Using PsychInfo review of rape and sexual assault publications, the period of greatest fertility coincided with the establishment (1975) and demise (1987) of the National Center for the Prevention and Control of Rape. To document what has been learned and when, the era in which new rape concepts entered the literature is summarized and important developments highlighted. Then, new investigations that are urgently needed are elaborated. The author expresses concern that current federal… 

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