Antioch's 'Sexual Offense Policy': A Philosophical Exploration

Journal of Social Philosophy 28:1 (1997), pp. 22-36

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Alan Soble

University of New Orleans

Date Written: December 1, 1995

Abstract

Antioch University, in an attempt to lower the incidence of date/acquaintance rape on its campus, instituted its famous "Sexual Offense Policy." The Policy is interesting because it is based on the model of "communicative sexuality" designed by Lois Pineau. This essay is an analytic appraisal of the policy, focusing on the concept of consent presupposed by the Policy.

Keywords: Rape, Date and Acquaintance Rape, Consent, Communication, Pineau, Antioch Policy, Body Language, Estrich, MacKinnon

Suggested Citation

Soble, Alan, Antioch's 'Sexual Offense Policy': A Philosophical Exploration (December 1, 1995). Journal of Social Philosophy 28:1 (1997), pp. 22-36. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2336289

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