"Putting your body on the line": the question of violence, victims, and the legacies of second-wave feminism
From: differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies(Vol. 8, Issue 2.)
Publisher: Duke University Press
Document Type: Article
Length: 17,992 words
Rape has been widely recognized as a traumatic experience, and issues have been raised that paved the way for feminist campaigns against this form of violence. However, the politics of rape remains debatable on the issue of subjectivity on feminist thinking on violence. Academic feminists were criticized to have exaggerated women's 'victimization' by establishing that women are free.