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Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape [Susan Brownmiller] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The most comrpehensive study of rape. Looking back on the 40th anniversary of Susan Brownmiller’s groundbreaking book ‘Against Our Will’. Praise. “A major work of history, a classic No one who reads it will come away untouched.”—The Village Voice “The most comprehensive study of rape ever.

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There was nothing comforting in an historical analysis that indicted society for protecting rapists and contributing to the further humiliation of rape victims.

“Against Our Will” author Susan Brownmiller is born

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May 11, Pages Buy. Very old now, the original book dates form the s, iirc – but it is still worth reading for some of the different perceptions of rape, which, most unfortunately, don’t seem to have changed. The Evolution of Human Sexuality.

This Week in History: Please try again later. The early 70s was a great time for us. The Bourgeois Experience Victoria to Freud.

Pages to import images to Wikidata. This Week in History. But she is grateful not to wil, been one of them. It was hard sgainst take in. Men, Women, and Rape inwhich defined rape as a serious social problem of violence against women.


Discover Education Programs Join our growing community of educators. Skip to main content. Susan Brownmiller is the author of Against Our Will: In the Beginning Was the Law.

How a Book Changed the Way We Talk About Rape

When she did finally come to speak, what she wanted to say first was that she was lucky to be alive — at which point, her bt filled with tears. Account Options Sign in. We should have stayed in touch, of course. Fiction, Popular in the United States.

Donate Help us elevate the voices of Jewish women. Pelican Books,pp. If that fallacy still prevails, this only shows how right she was to confront it in the first place. The historical material she needed, much of it relating to two world wars, was surprisingly easy to locate, she recalls. Brownmiller remains steadfast in her commitment to a s radical feminist worldview, although a new generation of activists challenges that ideology.

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Some susaj and others criticized the book and rejected her conclusions. It forces readers to take a fresh look at their own attitudes toward this devastating crime. Account Options Sign in. Deserves a place next to those rare books which force us to change the way we feel about what we know. Bantam Books- Social Science – pages. Print Hardcover and Paperback. Another time, when I was giving a talk on a college campus, a woman raised her qgainst and asked: It is not lost on her that Millett died almost a month to the day before the Weinstein scandal broke, nor that both Millett and Firestone who died in struggled with their mental health.


Very old now, the original book dates form the s, iirc – but it is still worth reading for some of the different perceptions of rape, which, most unfortunately, don’t seem to have changed. What does she make of it so far?

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Inwhile working as a national affairs researcher at Newsweekshe was among 1, white volunteers who joined Freedom Summer in Mississippi. The author clearly was a feminist E-mail The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.

Did she think its publication would change things? She was in a fury. Other editions – View all Against Our Will: