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Sex, Morality, and the Law

1st Edition

Edited by Lori Gruen, George Panichas

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464 pages

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Description

Sex, Morality, and the Law combines legal and philosophical arguments to focus on six controversial topics; homosexual sex, prostitution, pornography, abortion, sexual harassment, and rape. Suitable for use in several disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate levels, this anthology includes critical court decisions and essays representing a diversity of conservative, liberal, and feminist positions.

Reviews

"…a good comprehensive source…under one easily accessible cover." -- Journal of Women's History

"…is an interesting and innovative contribution to interdisciplinary literature focusing on the intersection of law and society." -- The Law and Politics Book Review

"(No quotes)Morality-." -- Michigan Law Review, March 1997

"This book is well edited…thoughtful and provocative." -- American Academy of Psychiatry & the Law

"This book is well edited…thoughtful and provacative." -- American Academy of Psychiatry & the Law

About the Editors

Lori Gruen is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Lafayette College. She has published articles on applied ethics, feminism, and environmental philosophy. George E. Panichas is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Lafayette College. He has published papers on major figures in the history of political philosophy and human rights.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI000000
PHILOSOPHY / General