Pornography: Research Advances and Policy Considerations

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"...provides good coverage of the empirical literature."
Journal of Communication

"...well written and presents a wide diversity of approaches to pornography."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805800326
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/28/1989
  • Series: Routledge Communication Series
  • Pages: 438
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 9.34 (h) x 1.32 (d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Part I:Content, Uses and Functions of Pornography. D. Brown, J. Bryant, The Manifest Content of Pornography. J. Bryant, D. Brown, Uses of Pornography. K. Kelley, L. Dawson, D.M. Musialowski, Three Faces of Sexual Explicitness: The Good, the Bad, and the Useful. Part II:Asocial Consequences of Pornography Consumption. D. Zillmann, J.B. Weaver, Pornography and Men's Sexual Callousness Toward Women. D. Zillmann, Effects of Prolonged Consumption of Pornography. J.V.P. Check, T.H. Guloien, Reported Proclivity for Coercive Sex Following Repeated Exposure to Sexually Violent Pornography, Nonviolent Dehumanizing Pornography, and Erotica. W.L. Marshall, Pornography and Sex Offenders. M.H. Silbert, The Effects on Juveniles of Being Used for Pornography and Prostitution. K.V. Lanning, A.W. Burgess, Child Pornography and Sex Rings. Part III:Corrective Information and the Role of Sex Education. D. Linz, E. Donnerstein, The Effects of Counter-Information on the Acceptance of Rape Myths. W.A. Fisher, A. Barak, Sex Education as a Corrective: Immunizing Against Possible Effects of Pornography. Part IV:The Legal Debate Over Pornography Regulation. A.E. Sears, The Legal Case For Restricting Pornography. W.A. Linsley, The Case Against Censorship of Pornography. Part V:Research Evidence and the Formation of Regulatory Policy. D. Byrne, K. Kelley, Basing Legislative Action on Research Data: Prejudice, Prudence, and Empirical Limitations. D. Zillmann, Pornography Research and Public Policy.

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