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    The story of Tamar in 2 Samuel 13:1-22 depicts a family enmeshed in an incestuous royal rape. In this scriptural text, Israelite woman, Tamar is the object of lustful desire by her brother Amnon who, violently rapes and ostracises Tamar. She was raised and taught in a land of patriarchy and thus, the Bible abounds in male imagery and language; restricting women on account of gender, through status and religion. While the author articulates the contextual meaning of the biblical text as central to

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    Paper On Rape Culture

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    I have chosen to write my paper on the discourse of rape culture in Western society. I hope to break down the rhetoric of rape in the media and in everyday life to determine how it is framing people’s perceptions of sexual assault. A focus of my paper will by on my analysis of the conversations and ongoing themes in Kesha and Dr. Luke’s court battle. In summary, Kesha, a musician, is trying to break her recording contract on the grounds that Dr. Luke, her producer, sexually assaulted her and prevents

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    Rape Culture Essay

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    an average of 237,868 victims of rape and sexual assault every year. 9 of every 10 rape victims were female in 2003, and 1 out of every 6 American women has been the victim of rape in her lifetime. The question people have to ask themselves is why rape is so common. It is time to accept that the rape epidemic is not just about the crimes themselves, but the cultural and political willful ignorance known as rape culture. Rape culture is an environment where rape is prevalent and in which sexual

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    Rape awareness: Tools to keeping our kids safe from rapes in college A growing concern in today’s society is rape on college campuses. This is a grotesque action that is happening way to often on college campuses. I’ve decided to research and write about this topic due to the fact that soon I will have nieces and nephew’s going off to college. The rise in sexual assault accusation and cases have risen in the media in the past year, it seems as if more and more we are finding out about assaults that

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    Effects Of Rape On Women

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    describes rape as the crime of forcing another person to submit to sex acts, especially sexual intercourse. Rape is a crime in which most women cannot defend themselves. The fear of rape plagues every woman at some point or another in her life. The traumatic effects of rape vary from mild to severe, from psychological to physical. This paper will evaluate rape, as well as the effects it has on women, the theory behind male dominance and patriarchy, and differences in demographics. “Rape is a crime

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    In a Jamaica Gleaner Article entitle, “Diary of a ghetto priest, The Rape of Louisa,” the story is told of this young girl named Louisa who is attends the community church and resides in the community with her parents and eight other brothers and sisters. According to the writer the family was poor and resided in a one room apartment in the urban or otherwise called inner City community in Kingston. Louisa and her mother were very involved in the church and enjoyed serving other members of the

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    Campus Rape Analysis

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    action to prevent rape and assist rape victims. In order to prevail against the rape culture on campus, victim-blaming needs to end. Victim-blaming is a secondary trauma that can cause greater distress, increased depression, PTSD, and suicidal thoughts (Schroeder). Beverly Engel, a marriage and family therapist from Los Osos, California asserts, “the core of victim-blaming is that we don't want to feel out of control” (qtd. in Schroeder). Haplessly, people blame the victim for their rape to distance themselves

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    first concept is forcible rape. The men who raped Sarah in the movie clearly forced here to having sexual intercourse with them. They put her hands down, and pushed her on the machine, so that she could not move. The second related concept is stranger rape. Sarah did not know assailants before the night of the rape. The third concept is gang rape, which I think is the one mostly correlates to the movie. Men in the bar believed that the way Sarah dressed and acted made the rape happened, they did not

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    Feminism Essay

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    men is a necessary movement in modern American society because there is a multitude of ways in which women are oppressed and discriminated against. This is evident when considering the gender pay gap, the objectification of women in the media, and rape culture. Gender Pay Gap In 1963, the Equal Pay Act was passed in an effort to eradicate

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    Don’t Rape” men are given the opportunity to challenge rape yet reinforce rape attitudes at the same time that are contained within rape culture and masculinity considered “norms.” Pascoe, illustrates that rape can be seen

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