By Molly Ann Magestro
InAssault at the Small monitor: Representations of Sexual Violence on top Time tv Dramas, Molly Ann Magestro examines the ways that police and criminal dramas on community and cable channels painting rape narratives. during this dialogue, the writer makes a speciality of 8 winning shows—NCIS, Criminal Minds, CSI, The Closer, Rizzoli & Isles, Dexter, Law and Order: exact sufferers Unit, and The reliable Wife. every one bankruptcy bargains an in depth interpreting and research of the way a number of of the indicates signify rape narratives and rape sufferers in ways in which roughly handle feminist understandings of rape and rape tradition. The arguments in each one bankruptcy discover the explicit narrative content material of person sequence instead of a unmarried severe strategy. all of the 8 indicates thought of in the ebook is the point of interest of its personal argument, because the representations of rape narratives on tv are as advanced as concerns surrounding rape should be within the genuine international.
In a time whilst rape narratives are usually making headlines, taking the time to check and comprehend the messages broadcast by way of a medium as ubiquitous as tv serves a huge position in constructing an knowing of rape tradition. an important step towards this figuring out,Assault at the Small reveal will be of curiosity to students of movie and tv, media experiences, gender stories, criminology, and sociology.
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Assault on the Small Screen: Representations of Sexual Violence on Prime Time Television Dramas by Molly Ann Magestro