Walter S. DeKeseredy, Ph.D.,0000-0002-3692-5078 is Anna Deane Carlson Endowed Chair of Social Sciences, Director of the Research Center on Violence, and Professor of Sociology at West Virginia University, USA. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Monash University’s Gender and Family Violence Prevention Center. He has published 120 peer reviewed journal articles and 26 books, and he received prestigious awards for his violence against women research from divisions of the American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
The extant sociological literature on male-to-female violence in rural communities reveals that the bulk of the empirical work on this problem focuses mainly on non-lethal physical assaults, such as beatings. Much more research on sexual violence is sorely needed. The main objective of this review is twofold: (1) to describe the current state of international sociological knowledge about male sexual violence against adult women and (2) to suggest new directions in research and theory.
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DeKeseredy, Walter Dr.
"Male-to-Female Sexual Violence in Rural Communities: A Sociological Review,"
Dignity: A Journal of Analysis of Exploitation and Violence:
2, Article 7.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.uri.edu/dignity/vol6/iss2/7
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