Sexual Coercion in Intimate Relationships: A Comparative Analysis of the Effects of Women’s Infidelity and Men’s Dominance and Control

@article{Goetz2009SexualCI,
  title={Sexual Coercion in Intimate Relationships: A Comparative Analysis of the Effects of Women’s Infidelity and Men’s Dominance and Control},
  author={Aaron T Goetz and T. Shackelford},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2009},
  volume={38},
  pages={226-234}
}
  • Aaron T Goetz, T. Shackelford
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
  • Researchers studying the proximate (or immediate) causes of sexual coercion have proposed that partner rape is motivated by a man’s attempt to dominate and control his partner and that this expression of power is the product of men’s social roles. Researchers studying the ultimate (or evolutionary) causes, in contrast, have proposed that partner rape may function as an anti-cuckoldry tactic, with its occurrence related to a man’s suspicions of his partner’s sexual infidelity. In two studies, we… CONTINUE READING
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