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    A new age of believing women? Judging rape narratives online

    Seriser, Tanya (2019) A new age of believing women? Judging rape narratives online. In: Andersson, U. and Edgren, M. and Karlsson, L. and Nilsson, G. (eds.) Rape Narratives in Motion. Palgrave Studies in Crime, Media and Culture. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 199-222. ISBN 9783030138516.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: This book critically examines the last few decades of discussion around sex and violence in the media, on social media, in the courtroom and through legislation. The discursive struggles over what constitutes "sexual violence", "victims" and "offenders" is normally determined through narratives: a selective ordering of events and participants. Centrally, the book investigates the social processes involved in the telling of stories of rape and its political implications. From a multidisciplinary feminist perspective, this volume explores what narratives about sexual violence are deemed legitimate at this historical juncture. This volume brings together feminist scholars working in a wide variety of disciplines including law, legal studies, history, gender studies, ethnology, media, criminology and social work from across the globe. Through situated empirical work, these scholars seek to understand currents movements between the criminal justice system and the cultural imagination.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): feminism, rape, social media
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Law
    Depositing User: Tanya Serisier
    Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2019 14:28
    Last Modified: 30 Jul 2019 18:59
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/26264

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