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ERIC Number: EJ468817
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0145-2134
"Normal" Childhood Sexual Play and Games: Differentiating Play from Abuse.
Lamb, Sharon; Coakley, Mary
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v17 n4 p515-26 Jul-Aug 1993
A survey of 128 undergraduate female students indicated that 44% had experienced cross-gender sexual play as children, which was often seen as involving persuasion, manipulation, or coercion. A typology of six kinds of sexual play experiences was derived. Discussion focuses on the differentiation of childhood sexual abuse from play and gender socialization influences. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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