Explaining wartime rape

  title={Explaining wartime rape},
  author={Jonathan Gottschall},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  pages={129 - 136}
In the years since the first reports of mass rapes in the Yugoslavian wars of secession and the genocidal massacres in Rwanda, feminist activists and scholars, human rights organizations, journalists, and social scientists have dedicated unprecedented efforts to document, explain, and seek solutions for the phenomenon of wartime rape. While contributors to this literature agree on much, there is no consensus on causal factors. This paper provides a brief overview of the literature on wartime… Expand
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