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By Louise du Toit

ISBN-10: 0415990297

ISBN-13: 9780415990295

This ebook bargains a serious feminist point of view at the greatly debated subject of transitional justice and forgiveness. Louise Du Toit examines the phenomenon of rape with a feminist philosophical discourse pertaining to women’s or ‘feminine’ subjectivity and selfhood. She demonstrates how the hierarchical dichotomy of male lively as opposed to girl passive sexuality – which obscures the genuine nature of rape – is embedded within the dominant western symbolic body. via a Hegelian and phenomenological interpreting of first-person bills by means of rape sufferers, she excavates an realizing of rape that still begins to open up a fashion out of the denial and destruction of woman sexual subjectivity.

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