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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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Mediated Sex: Pornography and Postmodern Culture
Mediated Sex: Pornography and Postmodern Culture
by Brian Mcnair
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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... (read more)

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Communication Concepts #5: Pornography
Communication Concepts #5: Pornography
by Daniel Linz
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Does pornography have harmful effects on individuals? What are these effects and how should society deal with them? The authors of this volume attempt to answer these and other important questions by placing pornography within the broader context 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 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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International Exposure demonstrates the wealth of desires woven into the fabric of European history: desires about empire and nation, about self and other, about plenty and dearth. By documenting the diverse meanings of pornography, senior scholars from... (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 traces the relatively recent concept of pornography—the word was not coined until the late 18th century—which became a public issue once the printing press gave ordinary people access to the erotica of the Greeks and Romans, the... (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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“A stimulating look at two of today’s most controversial subjects. . . . Sure to amaze and titillate anyone who’s ever hoisted a videogame controller.”—CNN Tech Correspondent Scott Steinberg No book until Porn and Pong has... (read more)

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Sex Exposed: Sexuality and the Pornography Debate
Sex Exposed: Sexuality and the Pornography Debate
by Lynne Segal
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Over the past twenty years debates about pornography have raged within feminism and beyond. Throughout the 1970s feminists increasingly addressed the problem of men's sexual violence against women, and many women reduced the politics of men's power to... (read more)

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Bound and Gagged
Bound and Gagged
by Laura Kipnis
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In a book that completely changes the terms of the pornography debate, Laura Kipnis challenges the position that porn perpetuates misogyny and sex crimes. First published in 1996, Bound and Gagged opens with the chilling case of Daniel DePew, a man... (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, Feminism and the Individual
Pornography, Feminism and the Individual
by Alison Assiter, Professor
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'Assiter's book offers an interesting commentary, explaining what is wrong with porn, but also illuminating the failure of the radical feminist critique of porn and the inadequacy of censorship.' Labour/Le Travail A refreshing critique of liberal and... (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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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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Mainstreaming Sex: The Sexualization of Western Culture
Mainstreaming Sex: The Sexualization of Western Culture
by Feona Attwood
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This book uncovers the significant impact that striptease culture is having on our media, relationships, educational and working lives. It is a welcome and much needed book. Western culture is exhibiting its fascination with sex in new, often... (read more)

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