Glen Ridge Rape

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  • Steubenville And Glen Ridge Rape Case

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    The Steubenville and Glen Ridge rape cases are two very similar cases. The perpetrators were football student athletes with promising futures and the victims were teenage girls whose capability of consenting to the acts done to them were questioned. One of the victims was seventeen-years old and had an intelligence quotient of 64 and the reading comprehension of a second grader. The second victim was sixteen-years old and was publicly assaulted while she was completely intoxicated. This paper will

  • Gender Roles and Stereotypes Explored in Judy Mann's The Difference and Bernard Lefkowitz's Our Guys

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    true story of a group of Glen Ridge, New Jersey teenage boys who sexually assaulted a young retarded girl.

  • Essay on Our Guys

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    The novel Our Guys, written by Bernard Lefkowitz, is a very dynamic story about the heinous actions of a dozen middle-class athletes, from a small New York suburb, against a defenseless mentally handicapped girl. Lefkowitz describes a brutal gang rape involving a baseball bat and broomhandle, which took place in this unsuspecting town, by these upstanding young group of boys, as the town would describe them. Lefkowitz looks at the incident which took place and then examines the “jock clique” sub-culture

  • Bernard Lefkowitz's Our Guys

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    Our Guys by Bernard Lefkowitz (1998) is an account of the gang rape of a mentally disabled girl, Leslie Faber that took place in Glen Ridge in March 1989. Kevin and Kyle Scherzer, Bryant Grober, Paul and Chris Archer, Richard Corcoran Jr., the most popular high school athletes in the town, participated in or observed the group rape of Leslie. Although Glen Ridge was a small and peaceful suburb, it is a perfect example of America’s jock culture where status is associated with sports and being a man

  • Sexual Assault, Abuse, and Rape by College Athletes Essay

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    Sexual assault, abuse, and rape by athletes is a devastating crime.  These crimes by themselves are horrendous, but when committed by athletes there are many different factors involved.  Through extensive research this paper will show contributing factors that may result in assault, abuse, or rape by athletes.  Special treatment for athletes throughout their career, belief in sexual male dominance, and the role of alcohol are all important factors.  Other crucial factors are the attitudes and responses

  • The Work of Cindy Sherman Essay

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    No other artist has ever made as extended or complex career of presenting herself to the camera as has Cindy Sherman. Yet, while all of her photographs are taken of Cindy Sherman, it is impossible to class call her works self-portraits. She has transformed and staged herself into as unnamed actresses in undefined B movies, make-believe television characters, pretend porn stars, undifferentiated young women in ambivalent emotional states, fashion mannequins, monsters form fairly tales and those which

  • Confucianism in Journey to the West

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    University: University of Leiden 14 June 2012 Department: Language and Culture of China Course: Visual Political Communication (BA3) Semester: Summer Semester 2011/2012 Lecturer: Florian Schneider Journey to the West A Textual-Visual Discourse Analysis Name: Stefan Ruijsch (Student No. 0620203) Major: Chinese Studies, BA 3 E-mail: Phone: 06-48369645 Address: Vrijheidslaan 256, 2321 DP Leiden Word Count: 9,387 Table of Contents