Sexual Preference, Gender, and Blame Attributions in Adolescent Sexual Assault

  title={Sexual Preference, Gender, and Blame Attributions in Adolescent Sexual Assault},
  author={Michelle Davies and K. Austen and Paul Rogers},
  journal={The Journal of Social Psychology},
  pages={592 - 607}
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