Asking for It Lib/E (Compact Disc)

The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture-And What We Can Do about It

By Kate Harding, Erin Bennett (Read by)

Blackstone Publishing, 9781483038681

Publication Date: August 25, 2015

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (8/24/2015)
Paperback (8/25/2015)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (9/1/2015)
Compact Disc (8/25/2015)
MP3 CD (8/25/2015)

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Description

Every seven minutes, someone in America commits a rape. And whether that's a football star, beloved celebrity, elected official, member of the clergy, or just an average Joe (or Joanna), there's probably a community eager to make excuses for that person.

In Asking for It, Kate Harding combines in-depth research with an in-your-face voice to make the case that twenty-first-century America supports rapists more effectively than it supports victims. Drawing on real-world examples of what feminists call rape culture-from politicos' revealing gaffes to institutional failures in higher education and the military-Harding offers ideas and suggestions for how we, as a society, can take sexual violence much more seriously without compromising the rights of the accused.