Perceptions of sexual coercion in heterosexual dating relationships: The role of aggressor gender and tactics

@article{Oswald2006PerceptionsOS,
  title={Perceptions of sexual coercion in heterosexual dating relationships: The role of aggressor gender and tactics},
  author={D. Oswald and B. Russell},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={43},
  pages={87 - 95}
}
  • D. Oswald, B. Russell
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Sex Research
  • A large body of research has found a concerning prevalence rate of sexual coercion in heterosexual college student dating relationships; however, little research has examined how college students perceive and interpret these behaviors. In this study we examined the impact of initiator gender and sexually coercive strategy (verbal pressure, purposeful intoxication, physical force, or control/mutual consent) on perceptions of the aggressor, victim, behavior, and relationship quality. Results… CONTINUE READING
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