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Evidence

Jennifer Temkin

in Rape and the Legal Process

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198763550
eISBN:
9780191710391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763550.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The evidential rules as they apply in sexual assault cases are implicated in the low conviction rate for rape. In England and Wales, and elsewhere in the common law world, steps have been taken to ... More


Framing the Sexual Subject: The Politics of Gender, Sexuality, and Power

Richard Parker, Regina Maria Barbosa, and Peter Aggleton (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218369
eISBN:
9780520922754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218369.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book brings together the work of writers from a range of disciplines and cultural traditions to explore the social and political dimensions of sexuality and sexual experience. The chapters ... More


The Elusive Embryo: How Women and Men Approach New Reproductive Technologies

Gay Becker

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520224308
eISBN:
9780520925243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224308.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book brings together the work of writers from a range of disciplines and cultural traditions to explore the social and political dimensions of sexuality and sexual experience. The chapters ... More


Doctrinal Pictures of Rape Trials: How to Do Things with Feminism

Pratiksha Baxi

in Public Secrets of Law: Rape Trials in India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198089568
eISBN:
9780199082698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089568.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Judicial words bear illocutionary force: become acts or mandates for deeds. In a basic sense, ‘a legal world is built only to the extent that there are commitments that place the body in line … the ... More


Legal Treatment of Worldly Adolescents and Criminal Law Treatment of Unwise Adults

Jennifer Ann Drobac

in Sexual Exploitation of Teenagers: "Adolescent Development, Discrimination, and Consent Law"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226301013
eISBN:
9780226301150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301150.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reviews the law’s treatment of teenagers, their “consent,” and traditional criminal law responses to the sexual abuse of women and adolescents. The U.S. criminal and civil legal systems ... More


Children and the Contingency of Attachment

Rupert Stasch

in Society of Others: Kinship and Mourning in a West Papuan Place

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256859
eISBN:
9780520943322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256859.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is concerned with children and their relations with parents or other caring relatives. It explores a moment of futurity: the experience of children as temporal successors to parents' ... More


Juliette: Masculinist Desires and Sexualities

in HIV Stories: The Archaeology of AIDS Writing in France, 1985-1988

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235682
eISBN:
9781846313288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235682.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the book Pourquoi moi? Confession d'une jeune femme d'aujourd'hui which was written by a French woman called Juliette who contracted AIDS in France in the 1980s. It explains ... More


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