Sexual Assault

Páginas: 5 (1101 palabras) Publicado: 2 de agosto de 2012
What is the topic?
It talks about sexual assaults in crime society. How other criminals abuse of other criminals and many times, causes harm, physical, psychological and spiritual. A sexual assault is Sexual assault is an assault of a sexual nature on another person, or any sexual act committed without consent. Although sexual assaults most frequently are by a man on a woman, it may involve anycombination of two or more men, women and children. Also men to men or woman to woman.

The term sexual assault is used, in public discourse, as a generic term that is defined as any involuntary sexual act in which a person is threatened, coerced, or forced to engage against their will, or any sexual touching of a person who has not consented. This includes rape (such as forced vaginal, anal ororal penetration), inappropriate touching, forced kissing, child sexual abuse, or the torture of the victim in a sexual manner.

In legal terms, sexual assault is the name of a statutory offence in various jurisdictions, including Canada, England and Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Texas. The legal definition of the crime of sexual assault is determined by each jurisdiction.

What doesit mean?
Well the title says “don’t drop the soap” Meaning: Because in crime society when you are in the shower and someone drops the soap, him ask you to pick it up, and then he rape´s you, that´s what it means the title.

What are the different type’s crime within the topic?
Physical abuse, psychological, violence. Kidnapping

What is the article about?
The article is about two matters,one sexual assault and two the connection between media and people, how the movies or notes, influence the people to have a point of view of some things, only the things that they want show, and how they want to show. It tries to make conscience in us that in crime society happens more things that they tell us and it is not how they show us, is very different the fiction from the reality. Perhapsdisplaying these graphic and highly traumatizing gang rapes are merely a means by which filmmakers can assure marketability and interest to the public.
Who does the article mention and discuss?
They mention and discuss about, 8 films, 3 dramatic and 5 comedic, and how this films impact the people. Different types of rape (one on one, gang, or more than one, in shower, cells, common places, etc.)Why is the author writing the text? Who is the text for?
Because he is trying to inform the society about a topic wich is very common now a day, wich is sexual assault, and he is trying to inform the people (like us) about this matter. He is based on some films. It is crucial to understand how these images of sexual violence impact audience members.
Conducting surveys on audience members,ideally both before and after exposure to these media portrayals, could help in addressing the impact these depictions have. Specifically, audiences could be questioned on their beliefs, values and opinions on matters regarding sexual victimization of prisoners and how these translate into policies addressing this issue.
The question then remains whether any of the existing issues with sexualviolence among incarcerated populations may actually be dictated by the media and its perceptions of its norms and values.
Regardless of the portrayal type (comedic or dramatic), it seems that there are both truths and myths
buried in films that discuss the correctional system. It is difficult for the uninformed viewer to recognize fact from fiction. Foucault (1979) argues that “the spectacleof punishment” has become far-removed from the eyes of the public. Cessation of public execution and corporal punishment and the systematic location of most prison facilities to rural areas are just a few of the examples of this removal. However, has American society reached a point where the public’s hunger for knowledge on crime and punishment is one which must be fed? Modern
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