Net.Sexxx: Readings on Sex, Pornography, and the Internet (Digital Formations Series)

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Waskul (sociology, Minnesota State U., Mankato) and contributors offer 17 perspectives on sexual behavior on the Internet. They include perceptions of participants about their bodies and identities; the influence of a post-industrial, narcissistic and technological culture on expressions of sexuality; attempts to academically and ethically validate pornography given the singularities of the Internet; redefinition of deviance, infidelity and sexual exploitation; attraction, gender, racial, and cultural issues; the growth and power of the Internet porn industry; and the future of sexual behavior on the Internet. Some of the essays include references, but the volume does not include an index. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780820470726
  • Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2005
  • Series: Digital Formations Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 340
  • Product dimensions: 4.68 (w) x 7.96 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : sex and the Internet : old thrills in a new world; new thrills in an old world 1
Pt. 1 Personhood and Internet sex 9
1 Outercourse : body and self in text cybersex 13
2 The naked self : body and self in televideo cybersex 35
Pt. 2 Culture and Internet sex 65
3 Electronic eros : bodies and desire in the postindustrial age 67
4 Cosi Fan Tutti : Foucault, Goffman, and the pornographic synopticon 75
5 Way better than real : manga sex to tentacle hentai 91
Pt. 3 Problems, deviance, and ethics 105
6 The use of new communications and information technologies for sexual exploitation of women and children 109
7 The Internet as a milieu for the management of a stigmatized sexual identity 131
8 Cyberpoaching behind the keyboard : uncoupling the ethics of "virtual infidelity" 149
Pt. 4 Gender, race, and internet sex 179
9 Gender and sexuality in the cyberspace frontier 183
10 Grotesque degradation : globalization, carnivalization, and cyberporn 193
11 Race, sexual attractiveness, and Internet personal advertisements 217
Pt. 5 The Internet pornography industry 235
12 My year in smut : inside Danni's hard drive 237
13 EroticaBiz : how sex shaped the Internet 259
14 Technology, obscenity, and the law : a history of recent efforts to regulate pornography on the Internet 295
Pt. 6 The future of Internet sex 317
15 Teledildonics : reach out and touch someone 319
16 A pleasure prophecy : predictions for the sex tourist of the future 323
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