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Feminism and Pornography (Oxford Readings in Feminism)

by Drucilla Cornell

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages688
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ISBN 100198782500
ISBN 109780198782506

  in feminism and sexuality: a reader there are several contributions on porn, as well as other aspects of "commercial sex". personally, i thought "on the question of pornography and sexual violence: moving beyond cause and effect" by cameron/frazer (in the forementioned reader) was extremely helpful in coming to terms with the issue. it touches on the question of how pornography . Feminism and Pornography by Ronald J Berger, Patricia Searles, Charles E Cottle starting at $ Feminism and Pornography has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books .

  An outspoken political activist, writer and social theorist, in de Beauvoir wrote The Second Sex, an ahead-of-its-time book credited with paving the way for modern feminism. The anti-pornography position is that pornography is an expression of male culture through which women are exploited. Anti-pornography feminists claim that pornography is a degrading portrayal of women and that pornography often shows women being mistreated or abused and gives men the false impression that they enjoy being treated this way.

Feminism and Porn Essay Words | 8 Pages. The idea that pornography gives feminists of differing opinions this middle ground that they can meet on and see how to articulate the different desires of feminism and what they want to turn it into is one of the main reasons Catherine Lumby argues that feminists need pornography (par 60). COUPON: Rent Feminism and Pornography 1st edition () and save up to 80% on textbook rentals and 90% on used textbooks. Get FREE 7-day instant eTextbook access!


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Feminism and Pornography (Oxford Readings in Feminism) by Drucilla Cornell Download PDF EPUB FB2

This vibrant collection expands the parameters of the feminist debate on pornography. In an effort to move away from the divisive frameworks in feminist disputes over pornography, this volume seeks to understand what pornography means to those who consume it, fight against it, and work within it.4/5.

Feminism and Pornography also addresses the male perspective on pornography and men's responses to the feminists' debate. The final chapters assess this debate in terms of empirical research on pornography, and legal and nonlegal strategies for regulating by:   This vibrant collection expands the parameters of the feminist debate on pornography.

In an effort to move away from the divisive frameworks in feminist disputes over pornography, this volume seeks to understand what pornography means to those who consume it, fight against it, and work within : Drucilla Cornell.

This vibrant collection expands the parameters of the feminist debate on pornography. In an effort to move away from the divisive frameworks in feminist disputes over pornography, this volume seeks to understand what pornography means to those who consume it, fight against it, and work within it.

The basic idea is that antiporn feminism’s conviction in the power of representations to shape its users’ erotic tastes—a conviction the author endorses and develops in this chapter—should commit feminists to embracing forms of pornography that serve to shape its audiences’ erotic taste in the direction of gender equality.

The Feminist Porn Book brings together producers, actors, consumers, and scholars of feminist pornography. Addressing the fraught history of pornography, the rise of the anti-porn movement, and the ubiquity of porn in society, this comprehensive collection identifies the importance of porn made for and by feminists.

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pornography Quite to the contrary to the view maintained by the anti-pornography feminists, sex positivist feminists hold that pornography provides women with an avenue for “solitary enlightenment,” provides for “a panoramic view of the world’s sexual possibilities, and is equivalent to free speech in the sexual realm.” (p.

) In her book, A Woman's Right to Pornography, Wendy McElroy questions those who wish to define away their opponents: "The growing intolerance within feminism is not a sign of intellectual confidence, which invites open discussion.

It is a sign of dogmatic hostility toward anyone who disagrees." (p. Feminism and Pornography by Drucilla Cornell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(51). Feminism and Pornography is an important new work for research or courses in women's studies, politics, sexuality, social problems, deviance, and law.

From inside the book. Through seeking to address the relationship between imperialism, the exotic, and the pornographic, the collection moves away from Eurocentric perspectives on pornography.

InBecky Goldberg produced the documentary "Hot and Bothered: Feminist Pornography," a look at women who direct, produce, and sell feminist porn. Feminist pornography is whenever the women is in control of the sexual situation, she is in control of what is being done to her and she enjoys it.

Goldberg's views on feminism and pornography is, "if. Feminist debates on pornography have relied on articulations of affect, from anti-pornography rhetoric of grief, anger and disgust to anti-anti-pornography claims to enjoyment and pleasure.

The complexity of reading, the interpenetration of affect and analysis, experience and interpretation tend to become effaced in arguments both for and Cited by: COVID Resources.

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But the campaign for outlawing all forms of pornography has been given new and fiercer form, in recent years, by the feminist movement.

It might seem odd that feminists have devoted such energy to that campaign: other issues, including abortion and the fight for women’s equality in employment and politics, seem so much more important. "Feminism and Pornography seeks to expand the parameters of the debate on pornography.

This collection of essays offers an understanding of what pornography means to those who consume it, fight against it, work within it, and to those engaged in changing its meaning. Feminism, Pornography, and Censorship Mark R.

Wicclair is Professcr of Philosophy at West Virginia University and an associate at the Center for Medical Ethics, University of Pitts­ burgh. He is the author of Ethics and the Elderly (forthcmning). Wicdair accepts the definition of pornography. While individual feminists’ views on pornography may vary, a study of data from the U.S.

General Social Survey from to showed that both men and women with pro-feminist. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents. Introduction-- ANTI-PORNOGRAPHY FEMINISM-- Against the Male Flood: Censorship, Pornography and Equality-- Pornography and Grief-- Pornography and Rape: A Causal Model-- Defamation and Discrimination-- Pornography: An Exchange-Comment/Reply-- The Roar on the other Side of.

This chapter examines the feminist debate over pornography, with particular emphasis on how antiporn activists are rationalizing their campaign as feminism.

Feminist criticism of sexist and misogynist pornography is nothing new; porn is an obvious target insofar as it contributes to larger patterns of oppression—the reduction of the female body to a commodity (the paradigm .Ina group of feminists published Caught Looking: Feminism, Pornography, and Censorship, which argues that feminists have targeted pornography out of frustration with their lack of progress in reducing violence against women.

The book showcases a variety of pornographic imagery in order to illustrate the types of materials that may be.The feminist sex wars and lesbian sex wars, or simply the sex wars or porn wars, were acrimonious debates amongst feminists in the late s and early s.

The sides were characterized by anti-porn and pro-sex groups with disagreements regarding sexuality, sexual representation, pornography, sadomasochism, the role of trans women in the lesbian .