8 - Criminology Matters - Host Rachel Killean talks to Eithne Dowds about her work on conceptualisations of rape under international law. (Content warning - this episode discusses sexual violence)
Using a feminist methodology, Eithne discusses the nuances of consent and coercion, considering the potential of 'constructive force' to provide a framework for understanding rape in a global context.
Find out more about Eithne's work in her recent article with the Modern Law Review: E. Dowds, ‘Towards a contextual definition of rape: Consent, coercion and constructive Force’ (2019) Modern Law Review. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1468-2230.12461
See Eithne's upcoming book here: E. Dowds, Feminist Engagement with International Criminal Law: Norm Transfer, Complementarity, Rape and Consent (Hart forthcoming): https://www.bloomsburyprofessional.com/uk/feminist-engagement-with-international-criminal-law-9781509921898/