Sex, Morality, and the Law

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Lori Gruen, George E. Panichas
Psychology Press, 1997 - Philosophy - 454 pages
Sex, Morality, and the Law combines legal and philosophical arguments to focus on six controversial topics; homosexual sex, prostitution, pornography, abortion, sexual harassment, and rape. Suitable for use in several disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate levels, this anthology includes critical court decisions and essays representing a diversity of conservative, liberal, and feminist positions.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Evans
15
Searching
32
Homosexuality and the Unnaturalness Argument
44
Gay Basics Richard D Mohr
52
A Moral Justification for Gay and Lesbian Civil Rights Legislation
64
Introduction
77
An Attempt at
87
Wade
248
Planned Parenthood v Casey
258
A Defense of Abortion Judith Jarvis Thomson
281
On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion Mary Anne Warren
296
Why Abortion Is Immoral Don Marquis
308
Abortion through a Feminist Ethics Lens Susan Sherwin
318
Abortion
330
Introduction
343

Prostitution Rosemarie Tong
107
World Whores Congress Statements
127
Should Feminists Oppose Prostitution? Laurie Shrage
133
Introduction
147
American Booksellers Assn Inc v Hudnut
164
Pornography Obscenity and the Case for Censorship
174
Pornography Civil Rights and Speech Catharine A MacKinnon
183
Confessions of a Feminist Porno Star Nina Hartley
196
Liberty and Pornography Ronald Dworkin
223
Introduction
235
A Feminist Definition of Sexual Harassment Anita M Superson
354
Lost Innocence Laurence Thomas
368
Sexual Harassment Susan M Dodds Lucy Frost Robert Pargetter
380
Introduction
393
The Modern Law of Force Susan Estrich
410
On Coercion and Consent Catharine A MacKinnon
419
A Feminist Analysis Lois Pineau
428
Date Rape Social Convention and Reasonable Mistakes
444
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About the author (1997)

Lori Gruen is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Lafayette College. She has published articles on applied ethics, feminism, and environmental philosophy. George E. Panichas is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Lafayette College. He has published papers on major figures in the history of political philosophy and human rights.

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