Sexual Violence in History: A Bibliography

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First published: May 1, 2023 – Last updated: May 1, 2023


Authors: J(osep) M(aria) Tamarit Sumalla, P(ablo) Romero Seseña, L(aura) Arantegui Arràez, and A(lazne) Aizpitarte

Title: How Criminal Is It to Rape a Partner According to the Justice System?

Subtitle: Analysis of Sentences in Spain (2015–2022)

Journal: European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research

Volume: (Published online before print)


Year: 2023 (Accepted: March 15, 2023, Published online: March 29, 2023)


ISSN: 0928-1371 – Find a Library: WorldCat | eISSN: 1572-9869 – Find a Library: WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 21st Century | European History: Spanish Hitory | Prosecution: Trials / Punishments; Types: Rape / Intimate Partner Violence


Link: SpringerLink (Free Access)


– Alazne Aizpitarte:, ResearchGate

– Laura Arantegui Arràez: ResearchGate

Pablo Romero Seseña, Estudis de Dret i Ciència Política (Faculty of Law and Political Science), Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Open University of Catalonia) – ResearchGate

Josep Maria Tamarit Sumalla, Estudis de Dret i Ciència Política (Faculty of Law and Political Science), Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Open University of Catalonia) – ResearchGate

Abstract: »Sexual violence in an intimate relationship is a less studied phenomenon than other forms of intimate partner violence, despite data pointing to a high prevalence. Studies on how the cases are sentenced are scarce. Until recently, many laws did not allow marital rape to be punished as a crime of rape, and some studies showed a tendency for the courts to punish these cases less severely. The present study is based on an analysis of 964 rape cases of adult women in Spain. All the information was extracted from sentences of the Provincial Courts issued between 2015 and 2022. Results showed that significantly lower conviction rates and less severe penalties were imposed when the rape was committed by the intimate partner compared to other rape cases where the offenders were not partners (family members, acquaintances, or unknown strangers). The practical implications of these results in several areas are discussed.« (Source: European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research)

  Abstract (p. )
  Introduction (p. )
  Previous Studies (p. )
    The International Context (p. )
    The Spanish Context (p. )
  The Present Study (p. )
  Method (p. )
    Procedure (p. )
    Sample (p. )
    Statistical Analysis (p. )
  Results (p. )
    Descriptive Statistics (p. )
    Covariance Analysis (ANCOVAs) (p. )
    Binary Logistic Regression Analysis: Conviction vs. Acquittal (p. )
    Multiple Regression Analysis (p. )
  DiscussionConclusions, Recommendations, and Future Challenges (p. )
  Conclusions, Recommendations, and Future Challenges (p. )
  Data Availability (p. )
  Notes (p. )
  References (p. )

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