Added: August 15, 2009 – Last updated: January 2, 2016


Author: Joanna Bourke

Title: Rape

Subtitle: Sex, Violence, History

Place: Emeryville, CA

Publisher: Shoemaker & Hoard

Year: 2007

Pages: viii + 565pp.

ISBN-10: 1593761147 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 19th Century, 20th Century, 21st Century | American History: U.S. History; European History: English History


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Author: Joanna Bourke, Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London – Wikipedia


  Rapists: A History
  Section One: Introduction
  Chapter One: Sexed Bodies
  Section Two: Identities
  Chapter Two: Naming the Rapist
  Chapter Three: The Knife (and Other Invasive Therapies)
  Chapter Four: The Couch (and Other Interior Therapies)
  Section Three: Retribution
  Chapter Five: Punishment
  Section Four: Controversies
  Chapter Six: The Rapists' Charter - I
  Chapter Seven: The Rapists' Charter - II
  Chapter Eight: Female Perpetrators, Male Victims
  Section Five: Case Studies
  Chapter Nine: Exhibitionists
  Chapter Ten: Sexual Psychopaths
  Section Six: Violent Institutions
  Chapter Eleven: The Home
  Chapter Twelve: The Prison
  Chapter Thirteen: The Military
  Section Seven: Resistance
  Chapter Fourteen: Violence, Politics, Erotics

Editions: Bourke, Joanna. Rape: A History from 1860 to the Present Day. London 2007.

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