Victim Blaming

The Impact of Pornography and Mass Media on Domestic and Sexual Violence


Description
Course Description
Approximately 15-20 hours of learning at your own pace

Porn is everywhere. It's not even restricted to porn anymore. Music videos, food adverts, fashion adverts, car showrooms. This critical course discusses the impact of pornography and sexualised mass media on sexual and domestic abuse in our society. How is porn and sexualised mass media contributed to or influencing domestic abuse and sexual violence?

Learning Objectives:

- To explore the most common trends and features in pornography and sexualised mass media

- To learn the theories and to read research evidence about the influence of porn and sexualisation in the mass media affecting the way people perceive rape, abuse and violence

- To explore case studies of domestic and sexual violence in which porn or sexualised mass media has played a role

- To explore collections of real world examples of media that supports or sexualises abuse and violence
Suitable for:
Anyone with an interest in learning about the impact porn and mass media is having on the way we perceive and respond to sexual and domestic violence. Members of the public, professionals and volunteers are welcome.

By Dr Jessica Taylor and Sarah Wood

Content
  • Welcome to the Course
  • Welcome to the Course by Dr Jessica Taylor and Sarah Wood
  • Your Marks in this Course
  • Module 1
  • Module 1: Common Trends and Features in Pornography and Sexualised Mass Media sample
  • Module 1: Warm Up Task
  • Module 1 Sexualisation_ Pornification and Objectification of Women and Girls
  • Module 1: Reflection Point - Your Own Media Consumption
  • Module 1 Sexualisation_ Pornification and Objectification of Women and Girls 2
  • Module 1: Reflection Point - Is Objectification Widespread?
  • Module 1 Sexualisation_ Pornification and Objectification of Women and Girls 3
  • Module 1: Reflection Point - Your Favourite Programme
  • Module 1 Sexualisation_ Pornification and Objectification of Women and Girls 4
  • Module 1: Reflection Point - Prevention Strategies
  • Module 1 Sexualisation_ Pornification and Objectification of Women and Girls 5
  • Module 1: Reflection Point - Combating Sexualisation of Women and Girls
  • Module 1: Video - Growing up in a Pornified Culture by Gail Dines
  • Module 1: Reading Task - The Problem with Porn: An Overview – by Melissa Mallows
  • Take a Break if Needed
  • Module 1 The Effect of Pornography and Porn Culture
  • Module 1: Video - “Pornography is a stealth public health crisis” Gail Dines
  • Module 1 The Effect of Pornography and Porn Culture 2
  • Module 1: Reflection Point - Influences and Impacts
  • Module 1 Mainstream Media and Pornography - Media Literacy
  • Module 1: Reflection Point - Media Literacy and Pornography
  • Module 1 Media Literacy - All media are constructions
  • Module 1: Reflection Point - Understanding the Construct of Media
  • Module 1 Media Literacy - The media construct reality
  • Module 1: Reflection Point - What are they learning?
  • Module 1 Media Literacy - Audiences negotiate meaning in media
  • Module 1: Reflection Point - Should we analyse everything?
  • Module 1 Media Literacy - Media have commercial implications
  • Module 1: Reflection Point - Capitalism
  • Module 1 Media Literacy - Media have social and political implications
  • Module 1: Reflection Point - Stereotypes
  • Module 1 Media Literacy - Form and content are closely related in media
  • Module 1: Reflection Point - The 'flat' experience of porn
  • Module 1 Media Literacy - Each medium has a unique aesthetic form
  • Module 1: Reflection Point - A Strong Emotional Response
  • Module 1 Summary of Learning
  • End of Module 1 Quiz
  • Module 2
  • Module 2: Introduction to Theories and Evidence
  • Module 2: Warm Up Task
  • Module 2: Reflection Point - Presumptions
  • Module 2: Report on Understanding the Harms of Pornography
  • Module 2: Reflection Point - Harms
  • Module 2: Understanding the Harms of Pornography 1
  • Module 2: Reflection Point - Demeaned and Debased
  • Module 2: Understanding the Harms of Pornography 2
  • Module 2: Question Task - Reduce the Negative Impact
  • Module 2: Understanding the Harms of Pornography 3
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Sexual Imagery
  • Full Report by Culture Reframed - Understanding the Harms of Pornography
  • Module 2: What does pornography reveal about the world we are a part of?
  • Module 2: Question Task - Unethical Content
  • Module 2: Writing Exercise - Education
  • Module 2: Society's Perception of Rape, Abuse and Violence 1
  • Module 2: Reflection Point - Whose sexuality is it?
  • Module 2: Reflection Point - What is the real meaning of love and intimacy?
  • Module 2: Society's Perception of Rape, Abuse and Violence 2
  • Module 2: Question Task - How do the violence impact normalisation of abuse?
  • Module 2: Question Task - Should media be responsible for their content?
  • Module 2: Pornography and Domestic Abuse
  • Module 2: Reading Task - The memeification of violent sex
  • Module 2: Question Task - Serious Injuries and Harm
  • Module 2: Reflection Point - The Profitability of Violence
  • Module 2: Reflection Point - Rape Culture
  • Module 2: Reflection Point - Wanting More Violence
  • Module 2: Question Task - Empathy
  • Module 2: Summary of Learning
  • End of Module 2 Quiz
  • Module 3
  • Module 3: Introduction to Real World Examples and Case Studies
  • Module 3: Warm Up Task
  • Module 3: Pressured into Acts of Sexualised Violence
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Consenting to Sex, Not Violence
  • Module 3: Perpetrating Acts of Sexualised Violence
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Understanding the Experience
  • Module 3: The Normalisation of Strangulation 1
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Grooming into Violence
  • Module 3: The Normalisation of Strangulation 2
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Putting Sexual Violence into Context
  • Module 3: The Normalisation of Strangulation 3
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Dangerous, Niche Sex as Mainstream and Normal
  • Module 3: The Normalisation of Strangulation 4
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Erasing the Perpetrator with Language Choice
  • Module 3: The Normalisation of Strangulation 5
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Reporting
  • The Fatal, Hateful Rise of Choking During Sex
  • Module 3: We Can't Consent to This - Our Stories 1
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Admitting Assault
  • Module 3: We Can't Consent to This - Our Stories 2
  • Module 3: Reading Task -Rape Convictions Fall to Record Low in England and Wales
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Why so low?
  • Module 3: We Can't Consent to This - Our Stories 3
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Ruined by Porn
  • Module 3: Reading Task - All Our Stories by We Can't Consent to This
  • Module 3: Writing Exercise - How Women Could and Should be Supported
  • Module 3: Examples in the Media 1
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Used without Consent
  • Module 3: Examples in the Media 2
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Your Own Interpretation of Meaning
  • Module 3: Examples in the Media 3
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Using BDSM to Sell Bags
  • Module 3: Examples in the Media 4
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Influencing Consumers
  • Module 3: Examples in the Media 5
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Dehumanised Props
  • Module 3: Coping with the Trauma 1
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Spousal Abuse and Porn Use
  • Module 3: Coping with the Trauma 2
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Who needs to know?
  • Module 2: Final Thoughts
  • Module 3: Reflection Point - Improvements Now and for the Future
  • Module 3: Summary of Learning
  • End of Module 3 Quiz
  • End of Course
  • End of Course Reflection Point
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever