Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape

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Fawcett Columbine, 1975 - Social Science - 472 pages
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"The most comrpehensive study of rape ever offered to the public...It forces readers to take a fresh look at their own attitudes toward this devastating crime."
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As powerful and timely now as when it was first published, AGAINST OUR WILL stands as a unique document of the history of politics, the sociology of rape and the inherent and ingrained inequality of men and women under the law. In lucid, persuasive prose, Brownmiller has created a definitive, devastating work of lasting social importance.
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User Review  - Angelic55blonde - LibraryThing

It is easy to see why this is a classic. It was originally written in the late 1960s/early 1970s and was, at the time, a groundbreaking book on the subject of rape. The author clearly was a feminist ... Read full review

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User Review  - tole_lege - LibraryThing

Very old now, the original book dates form the 1970s, iirc - but it is still worth reading for some of the different perceptions of rape, which, most unfortunately, don't seem to have changed. Read full review

Contents

The Mass Psychology of Rape An Introduction
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In the Beginning Was the Law
16
War
31
Copyright

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About the author (1975)

Susan Brownmiller's work has appeared in "The New York Times," "The Village Voice," "Esquire," "Vogue," "Rolling Stone," & many other publications. In addition to "Against Our Will," her landmark treatise on rape, she is the author of "Femininity," "Waverly Place," & "Seeing Vietnam." She lives in New York City.

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