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Pornography Feminism
Language: un
Pages: 277
Authors: Rich Moreland
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-30 - Publisher: John Hunt Publishing

During the sex wars of the 1980s, sex-positive feminism entered the adult film industry with a performer support group known as Club 90. Over the next three decades feminism found a home among an influential group of women in pornography. Pornography Feminism: As Powerful as She Wants to Be is
Anti-Porn
Language: un
Pages: 256
Authors: Julia Long
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-13 - Publisher: Zed Books Ltd.

Anti-porn feminism is back. Countering the ongoing ‘pornification’ of Western culture and society, with lads’ mags on the middle shelf and lap-dancing clubs in residential areas, anti-porn movements are re-emerging among a new generation of feminist activists worldwide. This essential new guide to the problems with porn starts with a
Bad Attitude(s) on Trial
Language: un
Pages: 274
Authors: Shannon Bell, Brenda Cossman, Lise Gotell, Becki L. Ross
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-22 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Bad Attitude(s) on Trial is a critical analysis of pornography in the context of contemporary Canada. The notion that pornography both reflects sexual domination and 'victimizes' women has recently found expression in law in the landmark Canadian Supreme Court decision of R. v. Butler (1992). Many feminists embrace this new
Pornography, Sex, and Feminism
Language: un
Pages: 228
Authors: Alan Soble
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

In this unabashed defense of pornography from a utilitarian-hedonist perspective, philosopher Alan Soble strongly rebuts both feminist and conservative critics. Soble demonstrates that neither conservative nor feminist critics of pornography show much acquaintance with the genre they criticize. This suggests that purely political motives underlie their critiques instead of reasoned,
Everyday Pornography
Language: un
Pages: 256
Authors: Karen Boyle
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-13 - Publisher: Routledge

Public and academic debate about ‘porn culture’ is proliferating. Ironically, what is often lost in these debates is a sense of what is specific about pornography. By focusing on pornography’s mainstream – contemporary commercial products for a heterosexual male audience – Everyday Pornography offers the opportunity to reconsider what it