By Louise du Toit
This publication deals a severe feminist point of view at the largely 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 money owed by way of rape sufferers, she excavates an figuring out of rape that still begins to open up a fashion out of the denial and destruction of girl sexual subjectivity.
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A Philosophical Investigation of Rape: The Making and Unmaking of the Feminine Self (Routledge Research in Gender and Society) by Louise du Toit