What is Rape?

Social Theory and Conceptual Analysis

What exactly is rape? And how is it embedded in society?

Hilkje Charlotte Hänel offers a philosophical exploration of the often misrepresented concept of rape in everyday life, systematically mapping out and elucidating this atrocious phenomenon. Hänel proposes a theory of rape as a social practice facilitated by ubiquitous sexist ideologies. Arguing for a normative cluster model for the concept of rape, this timely intervention improves our understanding of lived experiences of sexual violence and social relations within sexist ideologies.

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2018-08-17, 282 pages
ISBN: 978-3-8376-4434-0

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Hilkje Charlotte Hänel

Hilkje Charlotte Hänel, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Deutschland

Book title
What is Rape? Social Theory and Conceptual Analysis
Publisher
transcript Verlag
Pages
282
Features
Hardcover, Klebebindung
ISBN
978-3-8376-4434-0
DOI
Commodity Group
1728
BIC-Code
JFFE HPS JFSJ
BISAC-Code
SOC051000 PHI034000 SOC032000
THEMA-Code
JBFK QDTS JBSF
Release date
2018-08-17
Edition
1
Topics
Geschlecht, Gewalt
Readership
Philosophy, Gender Studies, Critical Theory
Keywords/Tags
Rape, Feminist Philosophy, Social Structures, Sexist Ideology, Sexual Violence, Violence, Gender, Social Philosophy, Gender Studies, Analytical Philosophy, Philosophy

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