Feminist Perspectives on Rape

[Revised entry by Rebecca Whisnant on June 21, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Although the proper definition of 'rape' is itself a matter of some dispute, rape is generally understood
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[Revised entry by Rebecca Whisnant on June 21, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Although the proper definition of 'rape' is itself a matter of some dispute, rape is generally understood to involve sexual penetration of a person by force and/or without that person's consent. Rape is committed overwhelmingly by men and boys, usually against women and girls, and sometimes against other men and boys. (For the most part, this entry will assume male perpetrators and female victims.)...

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News source: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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