Shopping Cart
0 Item in Cart
Redefining Rape Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage and Segregation

Redefining Rape Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage and Segregation
Books from same Author: Estelle B Freedman
Books from same Publisher: Harvard UP

Rating  
(80 Ratings)

Retail Price: 0.00/-
Price: 0.00/-
Inclusive all taxes
10.00% OFF
Sold By: MCR

Offer 1: Get 10.00% + Flat ₹ 50 discount on shopping of ₹ 1000
                use code:
IND50

Offer 2: Get 10.00% + Flat ₹ 100 discount on shopping of
                ₹ 1500 use code:
IND100

Offer 3: Get 10.00% + Flat ₹ 300 discount on shopping of
                ₹ 5000 use code:
MPSTK300

Free Shipping (for orders above ₹ 499)  *T&C apply.

Out of Stock Click For New Edition


International Shipping Click for International Order
Need Help!! Click Here
Description

Rape has never had a universally accepted definition, and the uproar over "legitimate rape" during the 2012 U.S. elections confirms that it remains a word in flux. "Redefining Rape" tells the story of the forces that have shaped the meaning of sexual violence in the United States, through the experiences of accusers, assailants, and advocates for change. In this ambitious new history, Estelle Freedman demonstrates that our definition of rape has depended heavily on dynamics of political power and social privilege. The long-dominant view of rape in America envisioned a brutal attack on a chaste white woman by a male stranger, usually an African American. From the early nineteenth century, advocates for women's rights and racial justice challenged this narrow definition and the sexual and political power of white men that it sustained. Between the 1870s and the 1930s, at the height of racial segregation and lynching, and amid the campaign for woman suffrage, women's rights supporters and African American activists tried to expand understandings of rape in order to gain legal protection from coercive sexual relations, assaults by white men on black women, street harassment, and the sexual abuse of children. By redefining rape, they sought to redraw the very boundaries of citizenship. Freedman narrates the victories, defeats, and limitations of these and other reform efforts. The modern civil rights and feminist movements, she points out, continue to grapple with both the insights and the dilemmas of these first campaigns to redefine rape in American law and culture.

More Details About Redefining Rape Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage and Segregation
100 % AUTHENTIC PRODUCT GUARANTEE
Each book uploaded on our portal passes through rigorous Anti-Piracy check to ensure the book is genuine. We have teams deployed for checking the quality at multiple levels.
Team 1 : Before uploading a book we ensure each book is coming through an approved source.
Team 2 : Before an order goes for packing we checks the authenticity of the procuring source. Then only we process the order.
General Information
Author(s)Estelle B Freedman
PublisherHarvard UP
ISBN9780674724846
Pages387
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2013
Reviews of Redefining Rape Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage and Segregation
Average Rating

Write A Review

TOP REVIEWS


Top Reviews lists the most relevant product reviews only.


RECENT TOP REVIEWS