Sexual Violence in History: A Bibliography

compiled by Stefan Blaschke


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Alphabetical Index

+ Author Index

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Chronological Index

+ Ancient History

+ Medieval History

+ Modern History

Geographical Index

+ African History

+ American History

+ Asian History

+ European History

+ Oceanian History

Topical Index

+ Prosecution

+ Cases

+ Types

+ Offenders

+ Victims

+ Society

+ Research

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Start: Topical Index: Victims: Age and Gender: Female Adolescents:

Victims: Age and Gender:

[Site] A f r i c a n   H i s t o r y

[Site] Beninese History

[Info] Reuther, Jessica. »Irresponsible Boys, Promiscuous Girls: Maturity, Gender, and Rape Myths in the Criminal Tribunals of Colonial Dahomey, 1924-1940.« Revue d'histoire de l'enfance "irrégulière" No. 20 (2018): 67-84.

[Site] Kenyan History

Cases: Real Victims: Jane Mara

[Site] South African History

[Info] Bridger, Emily J. South Africa’s Female Comrades: Gender, Identity, and Student Resistance to Apartheid in Soweto, 1984-1994. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Exeter, 2016.

[Info] Bridger, Emily. »Soweto’s Female Comrades: Gender, Youth, and Violence in South Africa’s Township Uprisings, 1984-1990.« Journal of Southern African Studies 44 (2018).

[Site] A m e r i c a n   H i s t o r y

[Site] Canadian History

[Info] Backhouse, Constance. Claire L'Heureux-Dubé: A Life. Vancouver 2017.

[Info] Canadian Centre for Child Protection Inc. »The Prevalence of Sexual Abuse by K-12 School Personnel in Canada, 1997–2017.« Journal of Child Sexual Abuse (June 12, 2018).

[Site] Chilean History

Cases: Real Victims: Oriana

[Info] Faúndez, Ximena, et al. »Memories of Boys, Girls, and Adolescent Victims of Political Prison and Torture by the Chilean Military–Civilian Dictatorship.« Journal of Interpersonal Violence (August 21, 2017).

[Site] Jamaican History

Cases: Real Victims: Irma Duncan

[Site] Mexican History

Cases: Real Victims: Audrey Peteet

[Info] Sosenski, Susana. »Sexual Abuse of Girls in Post-Revolutionary Mexico: Between Legitimation and Punishment.« Girlhood Studies 14 (2021): 36-51.

[Site] Paraguayan History

Cases: Fictional Victims: Laura Amalia Ruiz

[Site] U.S. History

Cases: Fictional Victims: Franny Berry, Susannah Polk, Melinda Sordino; Real Victims: Roseanne Barr, Ruby Bates, Estelle Brown, Lacy Crawford, Christine Blasey Ford, Florence Martin, Audrey Peteet, Antoinette Rappel, Victoria Price, Natalie Wood, Representations: Films: Precious; Literary Texts: John Irving (The Hotel New Hampshire), Sapphire (Push)

[Info] O'Brien, Patricia. »Virtual war hero, indicted sex offender: Errol Flynn’s wartime persona shattered.« Annual Meeting of the Australian Historical Association. Canberra 2018.

[Info] Odem, Mary E. Delinquent Daughters: Protecting and Policing Adolescent Female Sexuality in the United States, 1885-1920. Chapel Hill 1995.

[Info] Robertson, Stephen. »Making it Right: Working-Class Families and Statutory Rape in New York City, 1886-1916.« Second Carleton Conference on the History of the Family. Ottawa 1994.

[Info] Romaña, José M. »Errol Flynn. Una vida de película.« Historia y vida 21 (1988): 85-97.

[Site] A s i a n   H i s t o r y

[Site] Cambodian History

[Info] Duong Savorn. The Mystery of Sexual Violence under the Khmer Rouge Regime. Phnom Penh 2011.

[Site] Chinese History

Cases: Fictional Victims: Hsi-erh, Hsiao Pai-ts'ai; Real Victims: Li Huanchen, Li Lezi, Liu Shuying, Nicola Sharon Myers, Shen Chong

[Info] Zhang, Lening, et al. »The Characteristics of Chinese Women's Victimization in Sex Offenses.« International Criminal Justice Review 23 (2013): 295-306.

[Site] Israeli History

Cases: Real Victims: Linor Abargil; Representations: Films: Brave Miss World

[Site] Korean History

Cases: Real Victims: Won-ok Gil, Yong Soo Lee

[Site] Palestinian History

Cases: Real Victims: Samiha Agha, Batia

[Site] Philippine History

Cases: Real Victims: Maria Rosa Henson

[Site] Vietnamese History

Cases: Real Victims: Le Ly Hayslip; Representations: Literary Texts: Nguy?n Huy Thi?p

[Site] E u r o p e a n   H i s t o r y

[Site] Austrian History

Cases: Real Victims: Elisabeth Fritzl

[Info] Friedmann, Ina. »Die Gutachten der Heilpädagogischen Abteilung der Wiener Universitäts-Kinderklinik: Funktionen, Inhalte und Auswirkungen im 20. Jahrhundert.« Österreichische Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaften 31 (2020): 102-123.

[Info] Matter, Sonja. »“She doesn’t look like a child”: Girls and Age of Consent Regulations in Austria (1950-1970).« Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 10 (2017): 104-122.

[Site] Belgian History

[Info] François, Aurore. »From Street Walking to the Convent: Child Prostitution Cases Judged by the Juvenile Court Of Brussels during World War One.« Untold War: New Perspectives in First World War Studies. Edited by Heather Jones et al. Leiden 2008: 151-178.

[Info] François, Aurore. »« Une véritable frénésie de jouissance… »: Prostitution juvénile et armées d’occupation en Belgique (1940-1945).« Revue d'histoire de l'enfance "irrégulière" No. 18 (2008): 17-34.

[Site] English History

Cases: Real Victims: Pauline Reade; Representations: Comics: Becoming Unbecoming

[Info] Jarman, Ben, et al. »‘A Poor Prospect Indeed’: The State’s Disavowal of Child Abuse Victims in Youth Custody, 1960–1990.« Societies 9 (2019).

[Site] German History

[Info] Kestler, Stefan. »US-Army und bayerische Bevölkerung im Konflikt: Ein Bamberger Kriminalfall und die große Politik während des Kalten Krieges.« Jahrbuch für fränkische Landesforschung 64 (2004): 237-257.

[Info] Maehle, Andreas-Holger. »A Dangerous Method? The German Discourse on Hypnotic Suggestion Therapy aroung 1900.« Notes and Records 71 (2017): 197-211.

[Info] Sachse, Christian, et al. Sexueller Missbrauch in der DDR: Historische, rechtliche und psychologische Hintergründe des sexuellen Missbrauchs an Kindern und Jugendlichen in der DDR. Wiesbaden 2018.

[Site] Hungarian History

Cases: Real Victims: Alaine Polcz, Anna Somlyói

[Site] Italian History

Cases: Real Victims: Linor Abargil; Representations: Films: Brave Miss World

[Site] Spanish History

Representations: Literary Texts: Susana March Alcalá

[Site] Swedish History

Cases: Real Incidents: Södertälje Case

[Site] Welsh History

[Info] Jarman, Ben, et al. »‘A Poor Prospect Indeed’: The State’s Disavowal of Child Abuse Victims in Youth Custody, 1960–1990.« Societies 9 (2019).