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Domestic abuse and sexual assault in popular culture / Laura L. Finley.

Finley, Laura L. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library P 96 .V52 U5 2016 30775305542871 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781440837944
  • ISBN: 1440837945
  • ISBN: 1440837953
  • ISBN: 9781440837951
  • Physical Description: lii, 188 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Violence in mass media.
Violence in popular culture > United States.
Women > Crimes against > United States.
Rape in mass media.
Mass media and culture > United States.
Crime in popular culture > United States.

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