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Asking for It : The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture--And What We Can Do about It
by Kate Harding


Overview - Every seven minutes, someone in America commits a rape. And whether that's a football star, beloved celebrity, elected official, member of the clergy, or just an average Joe (or Joanna), there's probably a community eager to make excuses for that person.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Every seven minutes, someone in America commits a rape. And whether that's a football star, beloved celebrity, elected official, member of the clergy, or just an average Joe (or Joanna), there's probably a community eager to make excuses for that person.
In Asking for It, Kate Harding combines in-depth research with an in-your-face voice to make the case that twenty-first-century America supports rapists more effectively than it supports victims. Drawing on real-world examples of what feminists call "rape culture"--from politicos' revealing gaffes to institutional failures in higher education and the military--Harding offers ideas and suggestions for how we, as a society, can take sexual violence much more seriously without compromising the rights of the accused.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780738217024
  • ISBN-10: 0738217026
  • Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
  • Publish Date: August 2015
  • Page Count: 272


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