Representations of rape in popular culture: Gone Girl and Badlapur

  title={Representations of rape in popular culture: Gone Girl and Badlapur},
  author={Gayatri Nair and Dipti Tamang},
  journal={International Feminist Journal of Politics},
  pages={614 - 618}
Beneath the layers of what constitutes entertainment lies a worldview about gender that informs our understanding of everyday realities. Rape and sexual abuse have been part of movies, videos and songs for a long time. As Cucklanz (1998, 425) argues, “the importance of this relationship between media representations of rape and social attitudes about it cannot be underestimated.” It is in growing up with such depictions that shape our understanding of the cause and effect of rape, or what has… Expand
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