I Never Called It Rape (Paperback)

I Never Called It Rape By Robin Warshaw, Gloria Steinem (Foreword by), Salamishah Tillet (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Robin Warshaw, Gloria Steinem (Foreword by), Salamishah Tillet (Introduction by)
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The classic book that broke new ground by thoroughly reporting on the widespread problem of date and acquaintance rape has now been completely updated to include recent studies, issues, current events, and controversies.

About the Author

Robin Warshaw writes on social issues, medicine and health. In writing I Never Called It Rape, she used pseudonyms for the many women who shared their stories but wrote openly about her own acquaintance rape for the first time. She has never regretted that decision and is grateful to the women (and some men) who have reached out over the years to tell her how the book helped them. Warshaw is a contributing writer for Living Beyond Breast Cancer and writes for other nonprofits and publications. She is a member of the Authors Guild, American Society of Journalists and Authors, and the Association of Health Care Journalists. Her work has received several national awards.

Salamishah Tillet is a rape survivor, activist, and feminist writer. She is the cofounder of A Long Walk Home, a nonprofit that uses art to empower young people to end violence against girls and women, and the writer of the award-winning Story of a Rape Survivor, a performance that chronicles her pathway to healing after being sexually assaulted in college. She is the faculty director of the New Arts Jus- tice Initiative at Express Newark and the Henry Rutgers Professor of African American Studies and Creative Writing at Rutgers University.

Praise For…

 ”A devastating portrait of men who rape women they know... based on first-person accounts, scholarly studies and data from a nationwide survey of college campuses.”
Publishers Weekly

“A deeply disturbing study of date or acquaintance rape and the myths and cultural attitudes that encourage it.... For women who have suffered acquaintance rape, Warshaw’s book should be extraordinarily helpful. But it should be read by many others as well: a painful, provocative, and important work.”

“Essential . . . It is nonpolemical, lucid, and speaks eloquently not only to the victims of acquaintance rape but to all those caught in its net.”
— Philadelphia Inquirer
Product Details
ISBN: 9780060925727
ISBN-10: 0060925728
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: July 8th, 1994
Pages: 256
Language: English