Tyler, K., Hoyt, D., and Whitbeck. The Effects of Early Sexual Abuse on Later Sexual Victimization among Female Homeless and Runaway Adolescents. Journal of international violence 15 (3) March 2000 235-250.
The authors Tyler, Hoyt, and Whitbeck wrote this article focused on the risks magnification and victimization approaches. They used path analysis to examine the influence of child and youth sexual abuse. The study involved investigating behaviors and background information on some homeless females and adolescents in different Midwest states. The authors found out that the child and youth sexual abuse have an affirmative direct influence on sexual persecution of adolescence on the streets. They also confirmed that child and youth prostitution raises the possibilities of later sexual persecution indirectly by raising the amount of time at risk, abnormal peer relations, and occurrence of survival sex. The article also discusses on the repercussion of some of the child and youth behaviors that they will carry on to later lives.