Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture--and What We Can Do about It

Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture--and What We Can Do about It

Kate Harding


Every seven mins, an individual in the USA commits a rape. And no matter if that is a soccer famous person, cherished superstar, elected reliable, member of the clergy, or simply a standard Joe (or Joanna), there is most likely a group wanting to make excuses for that person.

In Asking for It, Kate Harding combines in-depth examine with an in-your-face voice to make the case that twenty-first-century the United States helps rapists extra successfully than it helps sufferers. Drawing on real-world examples of what feminists name "rape culture"—from politicos' revealing gaffes to institutional mess ups in larger schooling and the military—Harding deals rules and proposals for a way we, as a society, can take sexual violence even more heavily with no compromising the rights of the accused.

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