Making Violence Sexy / Edition 1

Making Violence Sexy / Edition 1

by Diana Russell

ISBN-10: 0807762695

ISBN-13: 9780807762691

Pub. Date: 01/01/1993

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Product Details

Teachers College Press
Publication date:
Athene Women's Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. ISurvivors of Pornography
2The Real Linda Lovelace23
3A Portrait of Angel: The Life of a Porn Star32
4Surviving Commercial Sexual Exploitation37
5Testimony on Pornography and Incest43
6Testimony on Pornography and Marital Brutality46
7Testimony from Public Hearings on the Ordinance to Add Pornography as Discrimination Against Women48
Pt. IIOverview
8Pornography and Freedom65
9Questions and Answers78
10Pornography and Black Women's Bodies97
11Pornography and Pride105
12Getting Off on Sexploitation107
Pt. IIIFeminist Research on Pornography
13Pornography and Sexual Abuse of Women113
14Pornography and Rape: A Causal Model120
15The Experts Cop Out151
16Racism in Pornography167
17The Research on Women and Pornography: The Many Faces of Harm179
18Evidence of Harm194
Pt. IVFeminist Strategies and Actions Against Pornography
19Wimmin's Fire Brigade Bombs Porn217
20Unmasking Male Privilege221
21Poking Around Under Rocks and Pornographers227
22From Expert Witness to Jail Inmate231
23Torturing Women as Fine Art: Why Some Women and Men Are Boycotting Knopf239
24There Are Better Ways of Taking Care of Bret Easton Ellis Than Just Censoring Him. . .245
25From Witches to Bitches: Sexual Terrorism Begets Thelma and Louise254
About the Editor301

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