Domestic abuse and sexual assault in popular culture

" Using historical and current examples from film, television, literature, advertisements, and music, this book reveals the ways that rape and abuse are typically presented--and misrepresented--and evaluates the impact of these depictions on consumers -- Addresses both positive and negative dep...

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Main Author: Finley, Laura L. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Santa Barbara, California Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC [2016]
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Summary:" Using historical and current examples from film, television, literature, advertisements, and music, this book reveals the ways that rape and abuse are typically presented--and misrepresented--and evaluates the impact of these depictions on consumers -- Addresses both positive and negative depictions of domestic abuse and sexual assault from recent popular culture, utilizing examples from film, television, literature, music, advertisements, and more -- Presents information that is ideal for undergraduate courses in gender studies, sociology, and psychology as well as communications and popular culture classes -- Utilizes the most current research on dating and domestic and sexual violence to clearly demonstrate the importance of how these issues and crimes are depicted in popular culture -- Provides a comprehensive appendix of additional resources that directs students in investigating the topic further"--
1. Beyond Stupid Sluts and Innocent Children: Describing Victims -- 2. Domestic Terrorists and Strangers in the Bushes: Describing Offenders -- 3. Tornados Meeting Volcanoes and Asking for It: Myths about Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault 4. Evil, Ill, or Controlling: Exploring Depictions of Criminological Theory -- 5. Calling the Cops and a Day in Court: Depictions of Criminal Justice Responses -- 6. Getting Over It or Taking Matters into Your Own Hands: Victim and Other Responses -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Films, Documentaries, Popular Books, and Song Lyrics Featuring Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault -- Appendix B: Recommended Resources on Rape, Domestic Violence, and Popular Culture
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:lii, 188 pages 25 cm
ISBN:9781440837944