Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape [Susan Brownmiller] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The most comrpehensive study of rape. Looking back on the 40th anniversary of Susan Brownmiller’s groundbreaking book ‘Against Our Will’. Praise. “A major work of history, a classic No one who reads it will come away untouched.”—The Village Voice “The most comprehensive study of rape ever.
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Brownmiller was profoundly influenced by the Southern sit-in movement to end lunch counter segregation that began in February Cover of the first edition. Inwhile working as a national affairs researcher at Newsweekshe was among 1, white volunteers who joined Freedom Summer in Mississippi.
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She had already had three, one in Cuba and two in Puerto Rico. There followed a period of radio silence.
More information about text formats. One woman, Sarah Pines, quietly began to describe how she had also been raped while hitchhiking. Looking for More Great Reads?
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No one who reads it will come away untouched. Some of the sisters, however, were not happy.
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After four years of research, she published her groundbreaking book Against Our Will: The main thing is that they must not mind her smoking. Retrieved October 16, Against Our Will brownmiloer widely credited with changing public outlooks and attitudes about rape.
Men, Women, and Rape. But the revolution had yet to fully get under way. We were great supporters of each other.
“Against Our Will” author Susan Brownmiller is born
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Some sociobiologists and others criticized the book and rejected her conclusions. It forces readers to take a fresh look at their own attitudes toward this devastating crime. Men, Women and Rape Cover of the first edition. Other editions – View all Against Our Will: Archived from the original on October 14, But yes, in the end, I wrote other books [her latest, published last year, is ou the high-rise garden she keeps on her balconies].
Brownmiller lives in… More about Susan Brownmiller. I was 40 when it came out. She describes rape as “a conscious process of intimidation by which all men keep all women in a state of fear”.