Evans, Mary (2011) Ken Clarke chose to frame rape in terms of the ‘blaming the victim’ rhetoric which so many have challenged and resisted. British Politics and Policy at LSE (23 May 2011) Blog Entry.
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Last week’s comments by the Justice Secretary, Ken Clarke, on the reform of rape law for ‘different types’ of rape ignited fury across the political spectrum and in the blogosphere. Mary Evans argues that by setting them in the context of judges and sentencing, Ken Clarke’s comments largely ignore the victims of rape, reinforcing existing privilege and power.
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|Library of Congress subject classification:||H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology|
|Sets:||Departments > Gender Institute
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