The Complexities of Sexual Consent Among College Students: A Conceptual and Empirical Review

  title={The Complexities of Sexual Consent Among College Students: A Conceptual and Empirical Review},
  author={Charlene L. Muehlenhard and Terry P. Humphreys and Kristen N. Jozkowski and Zo{\"e} D. Peterson},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  pages={457 - 487}
Headlines publicize controversies about sexual assault among college students, and universities face pressure to revise their sexual consent policies. What can the social science literature contribute to this discussion? In this article, we briefly discuss reasons for the recent upsurge in attention to these issues, the prevalence of sexual assault among college students, and aspects of college life that increase the risk of sexual assault and complicate sexual consent. We then review the… 
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