Kate Harding: Asking For It

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Originaltitel: Asking for It – The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture – and What We Can Do About It

Autor: Kate Harding

Verlag: Life Long Books

Genre: Sachbuch, Englisch

Seitenzahl: 222 + Anhang

Erscheinungsjahr: 2015

ISBN: 978-0-7382-1702-4

Klappentext:

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 victims. Drawing on real-world examples of what feminists all „rape culture“ – from politicos‘ revealing gaffes to instituional 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.

Ich habe Asking for It in einer Aufzählung englischsprachiger, feministischer Bücher gefunden und es war der Untertitel, der mich gerade auf dieses Buch aufmerksam gemacht hat. Befinden wir uns tatsächlich in einer „Rape Culture“? Wodurch zeichnet sich diese überhaupt aus? Weiterlesen

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