Is rape a cultural universal? A re-examination of the ethnographic data

Ethnology Vol/Iss. 28 Published In Pages: 1-16
By Palmer, Craig


This article re-examines societies that have been reported to be free of rape and asserts that the previous claims about societies are questionable. These findings are inconsistent with the hypothesis that rape is a learned behavior and offer support for the view that rape is a cultural universal.


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Documents and Hypotheses Filed By:Kate Cummings Megan Farrer