chapter  8
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Heterosexual and Homosexual Pedophilia

A second confusing factor is that research samples are a mixture of incest offenders and pedophiles. In fact in some studies "pedophiles" may have been convicted for incest, indecent assault, statutory rape, or carnal knowledge. The incest offender is peculiar in violating a double taboo in our culture by sexually interacting both with a minor and with his own kin. For this reason the group should be kept separate.