Improper Advances: Rape and Heterosexual Conflict in Ontario, 1880-1929

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Why do men rape women? This is a question for which there are many political, psychological, and sociological answers, but few historical ones. "Improper Advances" is one of the first books to explore the history of sexual violence in any country. A study of women, men, and sexual crime in rural and northern Ontario, it expands the terms of current debates about sexuality and sexual violence. Karen Dubinsky relies on criminal case files, a revealing but largely untapped source for social historians, to retell individual ...

Improper Advances: Rape and Heterosexual Conflict in Ontario, 1880-1929 1993, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226167541

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Improper Advances: Rape and Heterosexual Conflict in Ontario, 1880-1929 1993, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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