The New Politics of Pornography

The New Politics of Pornography

Author: Donald Alexander Downs

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226161625

Category: Law

Page: 306

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Looks at the contemporary antipornography movement, discusses the question of free speech, and identifies the harmful effects of pornography
The New Politics of Pornography
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Donald Alexander Downs
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989-11-30 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Looks at the contemporary antipornography movement, discusses the question of free speech, and identifies the harmful effects of pornography
The Problem of Pornography
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Susan Dwyer
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Belmont, Calif. ; Toronto : Wadsworth

Susan Dwyer's The Problem of Pornography is the first anthology to present a balanced view of the scope of arguments concerning the nature of pornography and censorship. Devoted exclusively to the topic, Dwyer's book presents a range of feminist and other responses to pornography from influential women and men, including
Perversion for Profit
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Whitney Strub
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-03 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Perversion for Profit traces the crucial function of pornography in constructing the New Right agenda, which has emphasized social issues over racial and economic inequality. Whitney Strub vividly recreates the debates over obscenity that consumed ACLU members in the 1950s and revisits the deployment of obscenity charges against purveyors of
Morality Politics in American Cities
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Elaine B. Sharp, Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Studies in Government & Public

Topless bars, casino gambling, needle exchange programs for drug addicts—there's no question, morality issues remain front and center in urban politics. Presenting a systematic analysis of culture-war issues at the local level, Elaine Sharp shows how American cities deal with these ongoing concerns. Drawing on a sample of ten strategically
Restoring Free Speech and Liberty on Campus
Language: en
Pages: 318
Authors: Donald Alexander Downs
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-12-13 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book deals with the decline of respect for free speech, academic freedom, and civil liberty that has swept higher education in America over the last decade and a half and with what needs to be done to reverse this trend. Drawing on personal experience as well as research, Downs