More Dirty Looks: Gender, Pornography and Power

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Drawing on the radical work around gender, identity and sexuality within critical theory, this book argues for the significance of pornography in debates around gender, feminism and masculinity and the importance of the topic in our understanding of issues of power and cultural identity.
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Overview


Drawing on the radical work around gender, identity and sexuality within critical theory, this book argues for the significance of pornography in debates around gender, feminism and masculinity and the importance of the topic in our understanding of issues of power and cultural identity.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780851709390
  • Publisher: BFI Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/28/2003
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.83 (w) x 9.45 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Meet the Author

Pamela Church Gibson is Senior Lecturer in Contextual and Cultural Studies at the London College of Fashion. She is the co-editor of the Oxford Guide to Film Studies.

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Table of Contents


Editor's Preface Pam Church Gibson Foreword: So You Want to Teach Pornography? Henry Jenkins NEW CONTRIBUTIONS Edward Buscombe Generic Overspill: 'A Dirty Western' Rich Cante and Angelo Restivo The eWorldi of All Male Pornography: On the Public Place of Moving Image Sex in the Era of Pornographic Transnationalism. Richard Dyer Idol Thoughts : Orgasm & Self-Reflexivity in Gay Pornography Jane Gaines Machines That Make the Body Do Things Stacy Gillis Cybersexual/Cybertextual: Pornography and Embodiment in Cyberspace Jane Juffer There's No Place Like Home: Further Developments on the Domestic Front Chuck Kleinhans Virtual Child Porn: The Law and the Semiotics of the Image Royce Mahawatte Loving the Asian: Race, Gay Pornography and the Essentials of Passion Alistair O'Neill Only the Literal: The Contradictions of Anti-Pornography Feminism Hard-Edged in Full Colour: Taste-Making Made Easier Amy Villarejo Defycategory.Com: Or the Places of Categories in Intermedia Paul Willemen For a Pornscape FROM THE FIRST EDITION Laura Kipnis She-Male Fantasies and the Aesthetics of Pornography Gertrude Koch The Body's Shadow Realm Liz Kotz Complicity: Women Artist's Investigating Masculinity Anne McClintock Maid to Order: Commercial S/M and Gender Power Lynda Nead 'Above the pulp-line' : The Cultural Significance of Erotic Art Chris Straayer The Seduction of Boundaries: Feminist Fluidity in Annie Sprinkle's Art/Education/Sex Jennifer Wicke Through a Glass Darkly: Pornography's Academic Market Linda Williams Second Thoughts on Hard Core: American Obscenity Law and Scapegoating of Deviance Index
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