False rape allegations.

@article{Kanin1994FalseRA,
  title={False rape allegations.},
  author={E J Kanin},
  journal={Archives of sexual behavior},
  year={1994},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={
          81-92
        }
}
  • E J Kanin
  • Published in Archives of sexual behavior 1994
With the cooperation of the police agency of a small metropolitan community, 45 consecutive, disposed, false rape allegations covering a 9 year period were studied. These false rape allegations constitute 41% the total forcible rape cases (n = 109) reported during this period. These false allegations appear to serve three major functions for the complainants: providing an alibi, seeking revenge, and obtaining sympathy and attention. False rape allegations are not the consequence of a gender… CONTINUE READING
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