What Should Be the Feminist Stance on Pornography (Opposing Viewpoints)
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What Should Be the Feminist Stance on Pornography (Opposing Viewpoints)

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Published by Greenhaven Pr .
Written in English


  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12)

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ISBN 101565106237
ISBN 109781565106239

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  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 .   Feminist views of pornography range from condemnation of pornography as a form of violence against women, to an embracing of some forms of pornography as a medium of feminist expression. Feminist debate on this issue reflects larger concerns surrounding feminist views on sexuality, and is closely related to feminist debates on prostitution. Part 2 Overview: pornography and freedom; questions and answers; pornography and black women's bodies; pornography and pride; getting off on sexploitation. Part 3 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. EBOOK SYNOPSIS: Soble has done it again with another highly provocative and lucid account of sexuality in American culture and politicsàThis book is an important intervention in the debates over pornography, and it should be essential readingChoiceIn this unabashed defense of pornography from a utilitarian-hedonist perspective, philosopher Alan Soble strongly rebuts both feminist and.

The controversy surrounding pornography involves issues of sexual behavior, exploitation, and censorship. Adult sex workers, educators, law enforcement, and others debate the issue of pornography in the following chapters: Is Pornography Harmful? Should Pornography Be Censored? How Should Internet Pornography Be Regulated? What Should Be the Feminist Stance on Pornography? In response to the formation of Women Against Pornography in , Willis wrote an article (the origin of the term, "pro-sex feminism"), expressing worries about anti-pornography feminists' attempts to make feminism into a single-issue movement, arguing that feminists should not issue a blanket condemnation against all pornography and that. Anti-pornography feminism Today, most people in the world generally hold the belief that pornography is nothing but harmless entertainment and a mechanism to release stress. However, feminists believe to the contrary. As already mentioned above, feminism views pornography as an institution which leads to exploitation and oppression of women Feminist pornography is less likely to be filmed due to a lack of audience demand since a majority of pornography viewers are male. The scope of the adult entertainment industry depends on the preferences of the majority of their viewers, which creates the need for female actresses to be young and overtly sexualized. [10].

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). books seized by Canadian customs were two books by Andrea Dworkin, Pornography: Men Possessing Women and Women Hating. Such an event should not have surprised Dworkin who declared in Take Back the Night, "There is not a feminist alive who could possibly look to the male legal system for real protection from the systematized sadism of men" (p. ).   The nature and significance of pornography are controversiaL Con trasting liberal, conservative and radical feminist views on the relationship between sexuality and pornography are analysed. The radical feminist definition of pornography and the associated attempt to distinguish pornography both from sexual realism and from erotica is examined.   The Feminist Porn Book A collection of essays from feminists in the pornography industry and those who study porn that both questions and celebrates the form. Important too is the inclusion of usually under-represented voices in this conversation—you’ll find stories of trans men and women, plus-size and disabled porn actors, and more.