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Pornland : How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality (10 Edition)
Pornland : How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality (10 Edition)
by Gail Dines
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Astonishingly, the average age of first viewing porn is now 11.5 years for boys, and with the advent of the Internet, it’s no surprise that young people are consuming more porn than ever. And, as Gail Dines shows, today’s porn is strikingly... (read more)

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Exposure: A Sociologist Explores Sex, Society, and Adult Entertainment
Exposure: A Sociologist Explores Sex, Society, and Adult Entertainment
by Chauntelle Tibbals
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"I was going to speak to the porn industry, both because it was made up of people who deserved to have their voices heard . . . and because no one else had the guts to."   In Exposure: A Sociologist Explores Sex, Society, and... (read more)

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Making Peace with Porn: Adult Entertainment and Your Guy
Making Peace with Porn: Adult Entertainment and Your Guy
by Allison Vivas
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One conservative estimate says that 100 million people, mostly men, look at porn online every day. Yet for many women, the topic of pornography sparks deep feelings of discomfort and insecurity which can lead to worries or fights about porn's place in... (read more)

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Mediated Sex: Pornography and Postmodern Culture
Mediated Sex: Pornography and Postmodern Culture
by Brian Mcnair
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"In his impressively wide ranging and level-headed overview of sex and its representation, Brian McNair boldly... and very productively... goes where few feminist cultural theorists would dare to tread. Students of cultural studies, of sociology and of... (read more)

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Porn Archives
Porn Archives
by Tim (edt) Dean
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While sexually explicit writing and art have been around for millennia, pornographyandmdash;as an aesthetic, moral, and juridical categoryandmdash;is a modern invention. The contributors to Porn Archives explore how the production and proliferation of... (read more)

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Pornography: The Other Side
Pornography: The Other Side
by F. M. Christensen
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A unique and important book. I have never read any work which analyzes the subject in such a manner. This book is more thorough and has a more liberated point of view than others which attempt to tackle this `hot potato' of the 1980s. Men should read... (read more)

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Perversion for Profit: The Politics of Pornography and the Rise of the New Right
Perversion for Profit: The Politics of Pornography and the Rise of the New Right
by Whitney Strub
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While America is not alone in its ambivalence toward sex and its depictions, the preferences of the nation swing sharply between toleration and censure. This pattern has grown even more pronounced since the 1960s, with the emergence of the New Right and... (read more)

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Big Porn Inc: Exposing the Harms of the Global Pornography Industry
Big Porn Inc: Exposing the Harms of the Global Pornography Industry
by Melinda Tankard (edt) Reist
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The unprecedented mainstreaming of the global pornography industry is transforming the sexual politics of intimate and public life, popularizing new forms of hardcore misogyny, and strongly contributing to the sexualization of children. Yet, challenges... (read more)

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International Exposure: Perspectives on Modern European Pornography, 1800-2000
International Exposure: Perspectives on Modern European Pornography, 1800-2000
by Lisa Z. Sigel
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Pornography and the battles over it can provide insight into the sexual tensions in society, the relation between the citizen and the state, the nature of consumerism, relative levels of power between different groups, and many other issues. In this... (read more)

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The Pornography of Representation (Feminist Perspectives)
The Pornography of Representation (Feminist Perspectives)
by Susanne Kappeler
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This book marks a radical and powerful intervention in traditional arguments about pornography. Kappeler re-examines the artistic distinctions between fantasy and reality, pornography and erotica, and challenges the legal definition of obscenity as well... (read more)

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Secret Museum (96 Edition)
Secret Museum (96 Edition)
by Walter Kendrick
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Walter Kendrick is Professor of English at Fordham University and author of The Thrill of Fear: 250 Years of Scary Entertainment (1991) among other titles.... (read more)

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Porn & Pong: How Grand Theft Auto, Tomb Raider and Other Sexy Games Changed Our Culture
Porn & Pong: How Grand Theft Auto, Tomb Raider and Other Sexy Games Changed Our Culture
by Damon Brown
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How the very male industries of video gaming and pornography grew and developed together.... (read more)

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The Other Victorians: A Study of Sexuality and Pornography in Mid-Nineteenth-Century England
The Other Victorians: A Study of Sexuality and Pornography in Mid-Nineteenth-Century England
by Steven Marcus
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Taking as his point of departure the authors, the audience, and the texts of Victorian writings on sex in general and of Victorian pornography in particular, Steven Marcus offers a startling and revolutionary perspective on the underside of Victorian... (read more)

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Pornography in America: A Reference Handbook
Pornography in America: A Reference Handbook
by Joseph W. Slade
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From the prosecution of birth control information as indecent to the explicit sexual offerings on the Internet, sexual expression and pornography have always been part of American culture. Today, conservatives and feminists fight, and the Supreme Court... (read more)

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Christians, Feminists, & the Culture of Pornography
Christians, Feminists, & the Culture of Pornography
by Arthur J. Mielke
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In this pioneering study in religion and culture, Mielke acknowledges the power that pornographic images continue to assert in a culture whose conscious intention is to deny their attraction. Despite efforts by Christians and feminists alike to radically... (read more)

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Beyond Tolerance: Child Pornography on the Internet
Beyond Tolerance: Child Pornography on the Internet
by Philip Jenkins
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This Major Reference series brings together a wide range of key international articles in law and legal theory. Many of these essays are not readily accessible, and their presentation in these volumes will provide a vital new resource for both research... (read more)

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People's Pornography (12 Edition)
People's Pornography (12 Edition)
by Katrien Jacobs
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and#160;Since its establishment in 1949, the People's Republic of China has upheld a nationwide ban on pornography, imposing harsh punishments on those caught purchasing, producing, or distributing materials deemed a violation of public morality. A... (read more)

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Everyday Pornography
Everyday Pornography
by Karen Boyle
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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... (read more)

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Love and Pornography: Dealing with Porn and Saving Your Relationship
Love and Pornography: Dealing with Porn and Saving Your Relationship
by Victoria Jean Prater
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The authors' compassionate nonjudgmental message defuses the polarized dialogue around porn. By providing the tools to understand the needs on both sides, their groundbreaking approach promotes the insight necessary to move beyond the conflict and emerge... (read more)

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Framing Innocence: a Mother's Photogra (11 Edition)
Framing Innocence: a Mother's Photogra (11 Edition)
by Powell Lynn
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This nationally acclaimed book tells the shocking true story of how photographs taken by an amateur photographer and mother became the center of a disturbing legal battle that galvanized a community and challenged the legal system charged with protecting,... (read more)

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