David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Social Philosophy Today 21:207-224 (2005)
This paper looks at some prominent discussions of rape in war as a violation of human rights within Radical Feminism. I begin with a brief overview of United Nations declarations and actions on the subject of rape in war. I then look at some radical feminist accounts of rape in war as a violation of human rights with particular emphasis on the discussions of Susan Brownmiller and Catharine MacKinnon. I conclude the paper with a critical analysis of these radical feminist accounts and show how our human rights talk must distinguish between types of rape in war situations or risk silencing the individual victims
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Sally Scholz (2006). Just War Theory, Crimes of War, and War Rape. International Journal of Applied Philosophy 20 (1):143-157.
Debra Bergoffen (2011). Exploiting the Dignity of the Vulnerable Body: Rape as a Weapon of War. Philosophical Papers 38 (3):307-325.
Claudia Card (1996). Rape as a Weapon of War. Hypatia 11 (4):5 - 18.
Louise Du Toit (2009). A Philosophical Investigation of Rape: The Making and Unmaking of the Feminine Self. Routledge.
Liz Philipose (1996). The Laws of War and Women's Human Rights. Hypatia 11 (4):46 - 62.
Margaret Denike (2008). The Human Rights of Others: Sovereignty, Legitimacy, and "Just Causes" for the "War on Terror". Hypatia 23 (2):pp. 95-121.
Claudia Card (1997). Addendum to "Rape as a Weapon of War". Hypatia 12 (2):216 - 218.
Jane Duran (2000). Rape as a Form of Torture. International Journal of Applied Philosophy 14 (2):191-196.
Sarah Clark Miller (2009). Atrocity, Harm and Resistance: A Situated Understanding of Genocidal Rape. In Andrea Veltman & Kathryn Norlock (eds.), Evil, Political Violence and Forgiveness.
Jonathan Power (2003). Do We Need to Make War on Behalf of Human Rights? Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies.
Keith Burgess-Jackson (ed.) (1999). A Most Detestable Crime: New Philosophical Essays on Rape. Oxford University Press.
Laura Hengehold (1994). An Immodest Proposal: Foucault, Hysterization, and the "Second Rape". Hypatia 9 (3):88 - 107.
Added to index2011-12-02
Total downloads14 ( #122,921 of 1,140,266 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #142,694 of 1,140,266 )
How can I increase my downloads?