About this book
This timely anthology brings into sharp relief the extent of violence against women. Its range is global and far reaching in terms of the number of victims. There are deeply entrenched values that need to be rooted out and laid bare.
This text offers a philosophical analysis of the problem, with important insights from the various contributors. Topics range from sexual assault to media violence, prostitution and pornography, domestic violence, and sexual harassment. Each of the four parts include essays which tackle these issues and provide us with tools for bringing about change.
The philosophical approaches to the topic give readers insight into the harms of interpersonal violence and its impact on the lives of its victims.
Analyzing Violence Against Women calls us to examine public policies and work for systemic change. In the process, we are reminded that the concerns of the discipline of Philosophy encompasses issues with a wider scope.
Students will especially benefit from seeing how the various authors grapple with this pressing issue and clarify why we need to bring about change.
Violence Against Women Surviving Sexual Violence War Rape Sexual Assualt Date Rape Media Violence, Pornography, and Prostitution Screen Violence: Rape Culture on the Screen Online Violence Kantian Moral Reflections on a Phenomenology of Prostitution Personal Injury Caused by Pornography Psychological Approaches to the Harms of Sexual Violence Interventions During Pregnancy Medicalization of Violence Against Women Domestic Violence Elder Abuse Female Victims of Gun Violence Honour Killing Victims of violence Prostitution and pornography Sexual harassment