Published Online: 1 FEB 2013
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The International Encyclopedia of Ethics
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McGregor, J. 2013. Rape. The International Encyclopedia of Ethics. .
- Published Online: 1 FEB 2013
Although rape is universally deemed a grievous sexual wrong, there are disagreements about its meaning, occasional uncertainly about determining if a rape has occurred, confusions about why it is so wrong, and debates about its relation with broader issues of social justice.
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