Cornell Law Review
rape, biology, behavioral biology, evolution, evolutionary analysis in law
Criminal Law | Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence | Law
This review essay discusses the book A Natural History of Rape: Biological Bases of Sexual Coercion, by Randy Thornhill and Craig Palmer (MIT Press, 2000). The essay builds on work previously appearing in Owen D. Jones, Sex, Culture, and the Biology of Rape: Toward Explanation and Prevention, 87 Cal. L. Rev. 827 (1999) and Owen D. Jones, Law and the Biology of Rape: Reflections on Transitions, 11 Hastings Women's Law Journal 151 (2000).
Owen D. Jones,
Realities of Rape: Of Science and Politics, Causes and Meanings, 86 Cornell Law Review. 1386
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