By Clare McGlynn,Vanessa E. Munro

ISBN-10: 0415550270

ISBN-13: 9780415550277

ISBN-10: 0415610664

ISBN-13: 9780415610667

Rethinking Rape Law presents a accomplished and significant research of latest rape legislation, throughout a variety of jurisdictions. In a context during which there was significant criminal reform of sexual offences, Rethinking Rape Law engages with advancements spanning nationwide, local and overseas frameworks. it's only once we absolutely comprehend the diversities among the legislation of rape in instances of struggle and in instances of peace, among universal legislation and continental jurisdictions, among societies in transition and societies lengthy inured to feminist activism, that we can comprehend and overview present practices, so one can switch and a greater destiny for sufferers of sexual crimes. Written through prime authors from internationally, this can be the 1st authoritative textual content on rape legislation that crosses jurisdictions, examines its conceptual and theoretical foundations, and units the legislations in its coverage context. it's destined to turn into the first resource for scholarly paintings and debate on sexual offences legislation.

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