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The Resource Is it rape? : on acquaintance rape and taking women's consent seriously, Joan McGregor

Is it rape? : on acquaintance rape and taking women's consent seriously, Joan McGregor

Label
Is it rape? : on acquaintance rape and taking women's consent seriously
Title
Is it rape?
Title remainder
on acquaintance rape and taking women's consent seriously
Statement of responsibility
Joan McGregor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The series offers short, accessible studies addressing some of the most topical questions shared by moral philosophy and the social sciences. Written by leading figures who have published extensively in the chosen area, single-author volumes in the series review the most recent literature and identify what the author thinks are the most promising approaches to the live questions selected."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.883
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6558
LC item number
.M34 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Live questions in ethics and moral philosophy
Label
Is it rape? : on acquaintance rape and taking women's consent seriously, Joan McGregor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-259) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. What is wrong with the criminal law of rape? -- Historical factors -- The facts about rape -- The problems with our views about rape -- The plan for the book -- 2. The historical treatment of rape -- Historical lessons -- The Model Penal Code -- An unfortunate conjunction -- Conclusion -- 3. Expanding the legal definition of rape -- No serious harm objection -- Lack of clear distinction -- Mens rea objection -- The paradox of acquaintance rape -- Patronizing to women objection -- Radical feminist objections to rape reform -- Liberal responses -- Assessing the objections -- The context of the problem -- Conclusion -- 4. Consent and autonomy -- Is consent the critical notion? -- The moral importance of consent -- Protecting sexual autonomy in the criminal law -- Who has sexual autonomy? -- What is consent? -- The ontology of consent : different conceptions -- Tacit consent -- The range of consent -- 5. Factors undermining consent : incapacitation -- When does 'yes' not mean yes? -- Internal constraints : alcohol -- Mental illness and retardation -- Age -- 6. External constraints -- Coercion -- Deception -- Conclusion -- 7. I thought she consented : the mens rea of rape -- Unreasonable beliefs about consent -- Is it reasonable to believe that 'no' means yes? -- Reasonable beliefs and social conventions -- 8. What is the harm of rape? -- How is the victim wronged? -- Moral injury to personal status -- Is consent all that matters? -- What about sadomasochists? -- Where do we go from here?
Control code
ocm54677441
Extent
x, 267 p. ;
Isbn
9780754650669
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004005412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
23 cm.
System control number
(OCoLC)54677441
Label
Is it rape? : on acquaintance rape and taking women's consent seriously, Joan McGregor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-259) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. What is wrong with the criminal law of rape? -- Historical factors -- The facts about rape -- The problems with our views about rape -- The plan for the book -- 2. The historical treatment of rape -- Historical lessons -- The Model Penal Code -- An unfortunate conjunction -- Conclusion -- 3. Expanding the legal definition of rape -- No serious harm objection -- Lack of clear distinction -- Mens rea objection -- The paradox of acquaintance rape -- Patronizing to women objection -- Radical feminist objections to rape reform -- Liberal responses -- Assessing the objections -- The context of the problem -- Conclusion -- 4. Consent and autonomy -- Is consent the critical notion? -- The moral importance of consent -- Protecting sexual autonomy in the criminal law -- Who has sexual autonomy? -- What is consent? -- The ontology of consent : different conceptions -- Tacit consent -- The range of consent -- 5. Factors undermining consent : incapacitation -- When does 'yes' not mean yes? -- Internal constraints : alcohol -- Mental illness and retardation -- Age -- 6. External constraints -- Coercion -- Deception -- Conclusion -- 7. I thought she consented : the mens rea of rape -- Unreasonable beliefs about consent -- Is it reasonable to believe that 'no' means yes? -- Reasonable beliefs and social conventions -- 8. What is the harm of rape? -- How is the victim wronged? -- Moral injury to personal status -- Is consent all that matters? -- What about sadomasochists? -- Where do we go from here?
Control code
ocm54677441
Extent
x, 267 p. ;
Isbn
9780754650669
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004005412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
23 cm.
System control number
(OCoLC)54677441

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