Making Violence Sexy: Feminist Views on Pornography [book review]

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Jacquelyn W. White, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: This book is a must for feminists. Diana Russell and the other contributors resolve many of the contradictions between the belief in free speech/first amendment rights and abhorrence of pornography. The articles also clarify distinctions between pornography and other forms of sexually explicit materials. This book quite strongly reveals pornography for what it is: violence against women. Russell states, "pornography sells sexism and violence against women" (p. 8).

Additional Information

Psychology of Women Quarterly, 18(2), 314-315
Language: English
Date: 1994
book review, feminism, pornography, sexual violence

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