Rethinking Rape / Edition 1

Rethinking Rape / Edition 1

by Ann J. Cahill
     
 

Rape, claims Ann J. Cahill, affects not only those women who are raped, but all women who experience their bodies as rapable and adjust their actions and self-images accordingly. Rethinking Rape counters legal and feminist definitions of rape as mere...See more details below

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Rape, claims Ann J. Cahill, affects not only those women who are raped, but all women who experience their bodies as rapable and adjust their actions and self-images accordingly. Rethinking Rape counters legal and feminist definitions of rape as mere...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801487187
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Problem of Rape1
Ch. 1Feminist Theories of Rape: Sex or Violence?15
Ch. 2Subjectivity and the Body50
Ch. 3Feminist Theories of the Body: The Material Subject71
Ch. 4Rape as Embodied Experience109
Ch. 5A Phenomenology of Fear: The Threat of Rape and Feminine Bodily Comportment143
Ch. 6The Ethical Wrongs of Rape167
Conclusion: Possibilities for Resistance198
Notes209
Bibliography219
Index227

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