Tracing Shifting Meanings and Functions of Rape
This volume explores the meanings, nature and function of rape during political transitions, showing that high levels of sexual violence directed mainly against women and children during war-time normally do not cease or dissipate after the end of formal hostilities, and that post-conflict...
Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge
The Making and Unmaking of the Feminine Self
This book offers a critical feminist perspective on the widely debated topic of transitional justice and forgiveness. Louise Du Toit examines the phenomenon of rape with a feminist philosophical discourse concerning women’s or ‘feminine’ subjectivity and selfhood. She demonstrates how the...
Published February 2nd 2012 by Routledge