ERIC Number: EJ626178
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Balancing Instrumental and Identity Goals in Relationships: The Role of Request Directness and Request Persistence in the Selection of Sexual Resistance Strategies.
Afifi, Walid A.; Lee, Josephine W.
Communication Monographs, v67 n3 p284-305 Sep 2000
Applies the general frameworks of Politeness Theory and Planning Theory to explain the selection of sexual resistance strategies among undergraduates following both initial and persisting requests. Investigates contingent effects of request directness on characteristics of the resistance message. Tests influence of resister sex on strategy choice. Discusses implications of the findings for theoretical and applied claims about sexual resistance contexts. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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