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'But if you can't rape your wife, who can you rape?' toward a course-of-conduct offence centring partner sexual coercion in Canada

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Despite the removal of the marital exemption to rape 40 years ago in Canada, the law still fails to treat partner sexual assault on par with other sexual assaults. Starting from the norm of stranger rape, it struggles to make sense of partner sexual violence in a culture that normalizes sexually coercive behaviours. Because partner sexual violence presents a serious empirical, social, and legal problem, it deserves to receive primary consideration and should not be treated by legal scholar...

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University of Oxford
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Pembroke College, University of Oxford
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http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100010355
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Oxford Farthing Scholarship
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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