Richard Felson and Richard Moran

Richard Felson and Richard Moran

Richard Felson is professor of sociology and criminology at Penn State University. Richard Moran is professor of sociology at Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA.

To Rape is to Want Sex, Not Power

To Rape is to Want Sex, Not Power

In the 1975 bestselling book: Against Our Will, the feminist writer, Susan Brownmiller, asserted that “rape is about power, not sex.” Ever since, the conventional wisdom has been that rapists are misogynistic men seeking domination and power over women, not violent men seeking sex. However, there is a fundamental problem

Richard Felson and Richard Moran
Richard Felson and Richard Moran
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