Review of Joan McGregor: Is It Rape? On Acquaintance Rape and Taking Women's Consent Seriously

Law and Philosophy 25:6 (2006), pp. 663-672

8 Pages Posted: 19 Sep 2013

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Alan Soble

University of New Orleans

Date Written: June 1, 2005

Abstract

The article is a review of Joan McGregor's book on rape, Is It Rape? On Acquaintance Rape and Taking Women's Consent Seriously. Topics addressed include: the legal definition of "rape"; rape understood as use of force to obtain sexual acts or understood as sex acts that lack consent; variability in legal definitions of rape according to jurisdiction (in the United States).

Keywords: Rape, Forced Sex, Sex without Consent, Joan McGregor, Joel Feinberg, Stephen Schulhofer, Fraud in the Inducement

Suggested Citation

Soble, Alan, Review of Joan McGregor: Is It Rape? On Acquaintance Rape and Taking Women's Consent Seriously (June 1, 2005). Law and Philosophy 25:6 (2006), pp. 663-672. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2327392

Alan Soble (Contact Author)

University of New Orleans ( email )

2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148
United States

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