Rape, Jokes, Consent

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All jokes pose a problem of consent: what does it mean to hear them out; what does it mean to laugh? The problem is acute in the case of rape jokes. This paper discusses two concepts of consent raised by Vanessa Place’s “If I Wanted Your Opinion, I’d Remove the Duct Tape,” legal consent and aesthetic consent, and the relation between them.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)274-276
Number of pages3
JournalStudies in Gender and Sexuality
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Gender Studies


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