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Screw ConsentA Better Politics of Sexual Justice$
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Joseph J. Fischel

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780520295407

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520295407.001.0001

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When Consent Isn’t Sexy

(p.1) Introduction
Screw Consent

Joseph J. Fischel

University of California Press

This chapter surveys current activist and scholarly debates around consent to argue that the conceptual terrain is the wrong one. We should jettison or at least downgrade consent for our sexual justice politics.

Keywords:   consent, affirmative consent, sexual justice, bad sex, sexual misconduct, feminism, Catharine MacKinnon

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