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The date rape backlash : the media and the denial of rape

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Summary

How did date rape shift from a "shockingly frequentoutrage," as Newsweek once called it, to a controversy over "crying rape," as New York Magazine later labeled it? Academy award-winning screenwrit...

How did date rape shift from a "shockingly frequentoutrage," as Newsweek once called it, to a controversy over "crying rape," as New York Magazine later labeled it? Academy award-winning screenwriter Callie Khouri (Thelma & Louise) guides us through complicated intersections of gender, sex, power and violence, while Susan Faludi, bell hooks, and others expose this shift as a classic case of media "backlash" against women's autonomy.

Creator
the Media Education Foundation & FAIR
Format
Videos, Slides, Films
Publication
  • [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014
Physical Details
  • 1 online resource (1 video file, 57 min.)
  • digital
  • video file MPEG-4 Flash
OCLC
ocn927236243
Credits
  • Writer/producer/editor, Sut Jhally ; associate producer, Robert Dinozzi ; camera, Paul Yglesius, Robert Dinozzi, Jeffrey Graham ; music, Joe Bartone

  • Originally produced by Media Education Foundation in 1994.
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