Realities of Rape: Of Science and Politics, Causes and Meanings

37 Pages Posted: 2 Nov 2004

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Owen D. Jones

Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences

Abstract

This review essay discusses the book A Natural History of Rape: Biological Bases of Sexual Coercion, by Randy Thornhill and Craig Palmer (MIT Press, 2000). The essay builds on work previously appearing in Owen D. Jones, Sex, Culture, and the Biology of Rape: Toward Explanation and Prevention, 87 Cal. L. Rev. 827 (1999) and Owen D. Jones, Law and the Biology of Rape: Reflections on Transitions, 11 Hastings Women's Law Journal 151 (2000).

Keywords: Rape, Biology, Behavioral Biology, Evolution, Evolutionary Analysis in Law

Suggested Citation

Jones, Owen D., Realities of Rape: Of Science and Politics, Causes and Meanings. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=611942

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