Real Rape

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Harvard University Press, 1987 - Law - 160 pages
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Many men believe that they can force women to have sex against their will and that it isn't rape-at least, not if the man knows the women and doesn't beat her up or wield a weapon. The law's casual treatment of such rape cases is the subject of this pioneering book, which is both a powerful expos of the often shocking facts and a trenchantly written call for reform.
 

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The title refers to acquaintance rape, which the author, a Harvard Law School professor, maintains has frequently been characterized by the courts and the general public as not "real rape.'' Estrich ... Read full review

Contents

MY STORY
1
THE COMMON
27
THE SURVIVAL
57
THE LAW REFORM SOLUTION
80
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Susan Estrich is Robert Kingsley Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of Southern California.

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