Sexual Violence in History: A Bibliography

compiled by Stefan Blaschke


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Alphabetical Index

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Chronological Index

+ Ancient History

+ Medieval History

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Geographical Index

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Topical Index

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Start: Topical Index: Prosecution: Legislation:

Prosecution: Legislation:

I n f o r m a t i o n

»The age of consent is the age at which a person is considered to be legally competent to consent to sexual acts. Consequently, an adult who engages in sexual activity with a person younger than the age of consent is unable to legally claim that the sexual activity was consensual, and such sexual activity may be considered child sexual abuse or statutory rape. The person below the minimum age is considered the victim, and their sex partner the offender, although some jurisdictions provide exceptions through "Romeo and Juliet laws" if one or both participants are underage, and are close in age. « -- More information: Wikipedia

B i b l i o g r a p h y

Periods: 19th Century, 20th Century

General History

I. Author Index

[Info] Hubbard, Thomas K. »Age of Consent in Historical and International Perspective.« The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Malden 2016.

II. Speaker Index