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Mediated Sex: Pornography and Postmodern Culture

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Publisher Comments:

Mediated sex is about the proliferation of sexual discourse in all its variants, from pornography as narrowly defined to the "s/m chic" of advertising and the art of Jeff Koons and Madonna. It examines the place of these representations in late-20th century, post-HIV and AIDS culture, and in the context of the history of sexual representation from Greek antiquity onward. With extensive reference to examples drawn from the US and the UK, Mediated Sex attempts to make sense of and assess the many contradictory and conflicting claims made about the impact of sexual representation on individuals and societies. those

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [176]-187) and index.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements

List of Tables and Figures

Sex, society and the media

A brief socio-sexual history of the late twentieth century

"Let's talk about sex, babee...": Sex and the public sphere

Sexual representation, from antiquity to the Internet: History, definition, regulation

The harms porn does: Causes and effects

Consuming pornography: Uses, gratifications and meanings

Pornography today

Art to porn to pop: The pornographication of the mainstream

Mediated sex: Backlash or progress?

Bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780340614280
Author:
McNair, Brian
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
McNair, Brian
Author:
null, Brian
Location:
London ;
Subject:
Communication
Subject:
Pornography
Subject:
Postmodernism
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Communication | Film
Subject:
Television Studies
Subject:
Communication | Film and Television Studies
Subject:
Mass media and sex.
Subject:
Pornography in popular culture
Subject:
Communication | Film & Television Studies
Subject:
Gender Studies-Pornography
Series:
A Hodder Arnold Publication
Series Volume:
45
Publication Date:
19960531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
9 halftones and linecuts
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.1 x 6.1 x 0.4 in 0.7 lb

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Health and Self-Help » Sexuality » General
History and Social Science » Feminist Studies » Sex Industry
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