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Violence Against Women Philosophical Perspectives

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ISBN-10: 0801484529

ISBN-13: 9780801484520

Edition: 1998

Authors: Stanley G. French, Wanda Teays, Laura M. Purdy

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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 5/20/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

HELEN BEQUAERT HOLMES is Scholar Associate in the Office of Women's Research at Hartford College for Women. She is co-editor of Birth Control and Controlling Birth: Women-Centered Perspectives and The Custom-Made Child? Women-Centered Perspectives. LAURA M. PURDY, Professor of Philosophy at Wells College, is author of Liberated Children, Lost Children? She has also published articles on reproductive ethics.

Acknowledgments
Editors' Introduction
Sexual Assault
Surviving Sexual Violence: A Philosophical Perspective
Sexual Assault and the Problem of Consent
Rape, Genocide, and Women's Human Rights
Domestic Violence
Standards of Perfection and Battered Women's Self-defense
Violence in Bangladesh
Female Genital Mutilation: Violence in the Name of Tradition, Religion, and Social Imperative
Sexual Harassment in Legal and Medical Contexts
Identifying Sexual Harassment: The Reasonable Woman Standard
"Her Body Her Own Worst Enemy": The Medicalization of Violence against Women
Pornography and Prostitution
Media Liability for Personal Injury Caused by Pornography
The Myth of the Happy Hooker: Kantian Moral Reflections on a Phenomenology of Prostitution
Policies and Perspectives on Violence
Violence and Transcultural Values
International Development Paradigms and Violence against Women
Resistance to Prevention: Reconsidering Feminist Antiviolence Rhetoric
Notes on Contributors
Notes
Bibliography
Index