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Stranger Rape

Rapists, Masculinity and Penal Governance

Συγγραφέας: Bonnycastle Kevin
Εκδότης: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9781442645363
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 352
Διαστάσεις: 24x3x16
Γλώσσα Γραφής: english
Ημερομηνία 1ης Έκδοσης: 2012
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2012

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Stranger Rape"

Kevin Denys Bonnycastle's Stranger Rape is an in-depth study of the lives of fourteen men who raped women unknown to them. Using new data derived from official offender files, offender program observations, and the men's personal histories, Bonnycastle documents, compares, and contrasts their experiences from boyhood to adulthood and eventual incarceration. Bonnycastle argues that stranger-rapists do not fit existing portrayals of them as predatory monsters or misogynist everymen. Instead, through an innovative approach that builds on research and theory from feminism, gender studies, critical criminology, and masculinity studies, she positions stranger-rape as a matter of experiences of pain and powerlessness rather than of male power and control. The book's major achievement is to recognize rapists and rape in their particularity and complexity in the hope that critical thinking about their lives and about their experiences in penal contexts and programs may eventually lead to what one respondent called his 'road to redemption.' Please note that this book includes graphic content.

Συγγραφέας/εις: Bonnycastle Kevin
Κατηγορία: κοινωνιολογία
ISBN: 9781442645363
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 26/10/2012
Σελίδες: 352
Γλώσσα βιβλίου: english
Τόπος έκδοσης: Toronto
Χώρα έκδοσης: Canada
Βάρος βιβλίου: 640 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 24x3x16 cm
Ημερομηνία πρώτης έκδοσης: 2012


List of Tables Foreword by John McMullan Acknowledgements 1. The Subject of Stranger-Rape: A Brief Introduction 2. The Sex Offender: Every Man, Other Men and Monsters 3. Of Mountain Goats and Rabbits: The Penal Context and the Company of Sex Offenders 4. Beautiful Baby Boys: Gendering Relationships 5. Good Human Beings Doing Horrible Things: Stanger-Rape as a Gendering Practice 6. Men's Power and Men's Pain: Gendering and Gendering Violence 7. Breaking Out: Challenging Hegemonic Manhood in Prison Epilogue Notes Bibliography Index

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