Archive for March 30th, 2009

 

CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE SEX OFFENCE: COPARTNERS IN THE OFFENSE

March 30th, 2009

The question of the participation of more than one offender in a specific sex offense is of interest in a survey of the circumstances within which the sex offense is committed. While a sex offense is usually committed by a single male, participation may be multiple, as when a sizable group takes part in the [...]

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FREQUENCY OF ANIMAL CONTACT

March 30th, 2009

Since so few individuals were involved in sexual activity with animals in any period of life, frequencies can be calculated for only a few groups and for only two periods of time: puberty to age fifteen and ages sixteen to twenty. The frequencies are, as one would expect, low. However, if one considers only those [...]

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PREMARITAL HETEROSEXUAL PETTING: PETTING TECHNIQUES

March 30th, 2009

While the numbers of partners provided one measure of involvement in petting, it is important to examine the extent of the techniques involved. Young people themselves distinguish between “necking” (above the waist stimulation) and “heavy petting” (below the waist stimulation). The majority of all our comparative groups had engaged in “heavy petting” prior to marriage; [...]

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FAMILY AND GENERAL BACKGROUND: ADJUSTMENT TO PARENTS

March 30th, 2009

Perhaps even more important than the question of broken homes is the question of how the person got along with his father and mother. Family stability is often meaningless in the absence of affection and harmony. As we said earlier, everyone was asked three routine questions: how he got along, during his middle teens, with [...]

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PEEPERS: EARLY LIFE

March 30th, 2009

Peepers show a strong tendency to be the youngest children of their parents. The portion who were the youngest far exceeds mathematical expectation and, conversely, the proportion who were eldest children is much too small. In all but three of the groups available for comparison (peepers, aggressors vs. minors, and homosexual offenders vs. adults), the [...]

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