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By Ronald J. Berger,Patricia Searles,Charles E. Cottle

Feminists don't current a united entrance on both the felony and political treatments they suggest, or definitions of sexuality and acceptable criteria representing it. This examine is the 1st to regard pornography in the context of the talk between feminists, additionally studying nonfeminist perspectives embodied in well known opinion and social coverage. providing an in-depth evaluate of feminist and nonfeminist literature, it explores influential feminist ideologies in addition to those who are just starting to be voiced.

The authors first overview the femininst circulation relating to the pornography debate between either feminists and nonfeminists. Divisions over questions of sexuality, censorship, and sexual roles and life are highlighted in an research of radical and libertarian feminist viewpoints. Liberal, Marxist, socialist, and black methods to feminism also are evaluated. Feminism and Pornography additionally addresses the male viewpoint on pornography and men's responses to the feminists' debate. the ultimate chapters verify this debate by way of empirical study on pornography, and felony and nonlegal suggestions for regulating pornography. delivering an knowing of a large variety of feminist viewpoints, this balanced, even-handed dialogue may well turn out useful in relocating past the present deadlock. Feminism and Pornography is a vital new paintings for study or classes in women's reviews, politics, sexuality, social difficulties, deviance, and law.

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