oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The need for effective marital rape legislation
|Article Title||The need for effective marital rape legislation|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Criminology, University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Jan 1994|
|Pages||31 - 36|
|Keyword(s)||Definition, Forced sexual intercourse, Psychological upset, Research method, Semi-structured interviews, Social scientists and Wifely duty|
Marital rape has only recently been recognised as a problem serious enough to merit scientific investigation and societal concern. The attention that has been given to the subject has focused almost entirely on important court cases such as those of John Rideout and James Chretien in the United States of America.
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