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The negotiating strategies determining coitus in stable heterosexual relationships

Balmer, D. H; Gikundi, E; Kanyotu, M; Waithaka, R


Heterosexual behaviour is a complex subject and one which is aggravated by confounding variables. Few studies have investigated the way in which one variable, namely coitus, is initiated and negotiated in stable marital relationships. As the HIV/AIDS pandemic spreads in sub-Saharan Africa, the subject of marital coitus becomes of increasing concern. This study tests a methodology of semi-structured interviews and diary-keeping techniques to investigate how the activity is initiated and...[Show more]

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Date published: 1995
Type: Journal article


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