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Affirmations and Complications About the Uses of Sexual Media Over Time from a Religious Perspective / Mark Douglas & Martha Moore-Keish
Premature Speculation Concerning Pornography’s Effects on Relationships / Taylor Kohut & Lorne Campbell
Contextualizing Use of Sexual Media: Just the First Step / David J. Ley
Where Does Masturbation Fit in All This? We Need to Incorporate Measures of Solo-Masturbation in Models Connecting Sexual Media Use to Sexual Quality (or Anything Else) / Samuel L. Perry
Porn Is for Masturbation / Nicole Prause
Sexual Media as Competition in the Heterosexual Relationship Market / Mark Regnerus
Media Psychological Reflections on the Organizational Framework of Sexual Media’s Influence on Users’ Short- vs. Long-Term Sexual Quality / Laura Vandenbosch
Sexual Media and Sexual Quality: Aims, Distinctions, and Reflexivity—Response to Commentaries.
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Introduction: Porn Studies: From Social Problem to Cultural Practice Feona Attwood.
Part One: Porn Practices.
1 Online Obscenity and Myths of Freedom: Dangerous Images, Child Porn, and Neoliberalism Stephen Maddison.
2 Child Pornography: Classifications and Conceptualizations Adam Stapleton.
3 Debbie Does Dallas Again and Again: Pornography, Technology, and Market Innovation David Slayden.
4 Porn 2.0? Technology, Social Practice, and the New Online Porn Industry Sharif Mowlabocus.
5 ‘Younger, paler, decidedly less straight’: The New Porn Professionals Feona Attwood.
Part Two: Porn Styles.
6 Behind the Scenes of Straight Pleasure Sanna HÃ¤rmÃ¤ and Joakim Stolpe.
7 Horrorporn/Pornhorror: The Problematic Communities and Contexts of Extreme Online Imagery Steven Jones.
8 Good Amateurs: Erotica Writing and Notions of Quality Susanna Paasonen.
9 Gay for Pay, Gay For(e)play: The Politics of Taxonomy and Authenticity in LGBTQ Online Porn Jennifer Moorman.
Part Three: Porn Cultures.
10 Widening the Glory Hole: the Discourse of Online Porn Fandom Simon Lindgren.
11 The New World Dream and the Female Itch: Sex Blogging and Lolita Costume Play in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and ChinaKatrien Jacobs.
12 ‘How Do I Rate?’: Web Sites and Gendered Erotic Looking Glasses Dennis D. Waskul and Cheryl Radeloff.
13 Beyond ‘Key Parties’ and ‘Wife Swapping’: The Visual Culture of Online Swinging Alison Rooke and Monica Moreno Figueroa.
Conclusion: Toward the Study of Online Porn Cultures and Practices Feona Attwood
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Retrenchment versus Transformation: The Politics of the Antipornography Movement / Snitow, Ann.
Political Precedents and Moral Crusades: Women, Sex and the State / Burstyn, Varda.
Thrills, Chills and the ‘Lesbian Threat’ or, The Media, the State and Women’s Sexuality / Valverde, Mariana and Weir, Lorna.
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The Pornography Debate in Context: A Chronology of Sexuality, Media and Violence Issues in Feminism / Hunter, Nan D.
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Pornification, Sexualization, and Society
1: Diagnoses of Transformation: “Pornification,” Digital Media, and the Diversification of the Pornographic / Susanna Paasonen
2: Pornography Makes the Man: The Impact of Pornography as a Component of Gender and Sexual Socialization / Matthew B. Ezzell
3: Truth Claims about Porn: When Dogma and Data Collide / Shira Tarrant
4: Pornographic and Pornified: Feminist and Ecological Understandings of Sexually Explicit Media / Robert Jensen
The Politics of Pornography
5: The Problem with the Problem of Pornography: Subordination, Sexualization, and Speech / Jacob M. Held
6: “The Price We Pay”? Pornography and Harm Susan J. Brison
7: Heidegger, Feminism, and Pornography / Natalie Nenadic
Pornography and Speech
8: Pornography and ‘Speech’ / Jennifer Hornsby
9: Pornography and the Philosophy of Language / Louise Antony
The Value of Pornography
10: Porn, Sex, and Liberty: A Dialogue / Nina Hartley and Jacob M. Held
11: The Gentle Side of Pornography: A Contemporary Examination of Pornography’s Depiction of Love and Friendship / Lindsay Coleman
12: Undisciplining Pornography Studies / Katrien Jacobs
The Possibilities of Pornography
13: Sisters are Doin’ It for Themselves: Black Women and the New Pornography / Ariane Cruz
14: Utopic Futures of the ‘Other’: Pornography and the Creative Imaginary / Taine Duncan
15: In the Arms of the Angel: Playfulness, Creativity and Porn’s Possibilities / Joy Simmons.
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Pornography and the First Amendment right to free speech / Kimberly A. Harchuck
Seen as a business: adult film’s historical framework and foundations / Kevin Heffernan
Clashing at Barnard’s gates: understanding the origins of the pornography problem in the modern American women’s movement / Carolyn Bronstein
Antiporn agendas: feminism, Internet filtering, and religious strategies / Christopher Boulton
Strange bedfellows: Black feminism and antipornography feminism / Jennifer C. Nash
Porn again Christian? Mark Driscoll, Mars Hill Church, and the pornification of the pulpit / Jessica Johnson
Queer smut, queer rights / Whitney Strub
Steamy, hot, and political: creating radical dyke porn / Shar Rednour and Jackie Strano
Good vibrations, women, and porn: a history / Carol Queen
Trade associations, industry legitimacy, and corporate responsibility in pornography / Georgina Voss
When species meat: confronting bestiality pornography / Margret Grebowicz
Responding to revenge porn: challenges to online legal impunity / Michael Salter and Thomas Crofts
Section II. Cultural Issues and Effects
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Why do people watch porn? Results from PornResearch.Org / Clarissa Smith, Martin Barker, and Feona Attwood
Pornography and effects studies: what does the research actually say? / Andy Ruddock
“She’s totally faking it!”: the politics of authentic female pleasure in pornography / Emily E. Crutcher
Lust, love, and life: a qualitative study of Swedish adolescents’ perceptions and experiences with pornography / Lotta Löfgren-Mårtenson and Sven-Axel Månsson
Race and the politics of agency in porn: a conversation with Black BBW performer Betty Blac / Mireille Miller-Young
Positively fat and queer: an interview with indie porn insider Courtney Trouble / Lynn Comella
Bare-ing witness: bareback porn and the ethics of watching / Gregory Storms
Ambient XXX: pornography in public spaces / Ryan Bowles Eagle
Pornography and pedagogy: teaching media literacy / Shira Tarrant
The science and politics of sex addiction research / Nicole Prause and Timothy Fong.
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Introduction Porn and the Industrialization of Sex.
One Playboy, Penthouse and Hustler: Paving the Way for Today’s Porn Industry.
Two Pop goes the Porn Culture: Mainstreaming Porn.
Three From the Backstreet to Wall Street: The Big Business of Porn.
Four Grooming For Gonzo: Becoming a Man in a Porn Culture.
Five Leaky Images: How Porn Seeps into Men’s Lives.
Six Visible or Invisible: Growing up Female in a Porn Culture.
Seven Racy Sex, Sexy Racism: Porn from the Dark Side.
Eight Children: The Final Taboo.
Conclusion Fighting Back.
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1 - Introduction.
Pt. I - Survivors of Pornography.
The Real Linda Lovelace.
A Portrait of Angel: The Life of a Porn Star.
Surviving Commercial Sexual Exploitation.
Testimony on Pornography and Incest.
Testimony on Pornography and Marital Brutality.
Testimony from Public Hearings on the Ordinance to Add Pornography as Discrimination Against Women.
Pt. II - Overview.
Pornography and Freedom.
Questions and Answers.
Pornography and Black Women’s Bodies.
Pornography and Pride.
Getting Off on Sexploitation.
Pt. III - Feminist Research on Pornography.
Pornography and Sexual Abuse of Women.
Pornography and Rape: A Causal Model.
The Experts Cop Out.
Racism in Pornography.
The Research on Women and Pornography: The Many Faces of Harm.
Evidence of Harm.
Pt. IV - Feminist Strategies and Actions Against Pornography.
Wimmin’s Fire Brigade Bombs Porn.
Unmasking Male Privilege.
Poking Around Under Rocks and Pornographers.
From Expert Witness to Jail Inmate.
Torturing Women as Fine Art: Why Some Women and Men Are Boycotting Knopf.
There Are Better Ways of Taking Care of Bret Easton Ellis Than Just Censoring Him.
From Witches to Bitches: Sexual Terrorism Begets Thelma and Louise.
Russell, Diane E.H. (1998). Dangerous Relationships: Pornography, Misogyny, and Rape. Sage.
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION: WHAT IS PORNOGRAPHY?
Inconsistencies in Definitions.
Types of Pornography.
The Contents of Pornography.
The Circulation Rates for Selected Pornographic Magazines.
PART TWO: PORNOGRAPHIC PICTURES AS WOMAN HATRED.
Picturing Woman Hatred.
What’s in the Picture and What Does It Mean?
PART THREE: PORNOGRAPHY AS A CAUSE OF RAPE.
Pornography Is No Fantasy.
Males’ Propensity To Rape.
Pornography as a Cause of Rape.
Theory and Research.
Further Empirical Findings on Pornography as a Cause of Rape.
PART FOUR: CONCLUSION.
American Public Opinion on Pornography.
The Power of Pro-Porn Americans To Dominate.
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Prostitution and the New Slavery / Vednita Carter.
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Pornography, Prostitution, and a Beautiful and Tragic Recent History / Andrea Dworkin.
Strategies of Connection: Prostitution and Feminist Politics / Margaret Baldwin.
Left Labor in Bed with the Sex Industry / Joyce Wu.
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Prostitution as a Harmful Cultural Practice / Sheila Jeffreys.
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Pornography and International Human Rights / John Stoltenberg.
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Sex in the suburban: porn, home, movies, and the live action performance of love in Pam and Tommy Lee: Hardcore and uncensored / Minette Hillyer.
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Going on-line: consuming pornography in the digital era / Zabet Patterson.
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The cultural-aesthetic specificities of all-male moving-image pornography / Rich Cante and Angelo Restivo.
What do you call a lesbian with long fingers?: the development of lesbian and dyke pornography / Heather Butler.
The gay sex clerk: Chuck Vincent’s straight pornography / Jake Gerli.
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Skin flicks on the racial border: pornography, exploitation, and interracial lust / Linda Williams.
Crackers and whackers: the white trashing of porn / Constance Penley.
Pinup: the American secret weapon in World War II / Despina Kakoudaki.
Gauging a revolution: 16 mm film and the rise of the pornographic feature / Eric Schaefer.
Video pornography, visual pleasure, and the return of the sublime / Franklin Melendez.
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