Not For Sale: Feminists Resisting Prostitution and Pornography / Edition 1

Not For Sale: Feminists Resisting Prostitution and Pornography / Edition 1

by Christine Stark, Rebecca Whisnant
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Not For Sale: Feminists Resisting Prostitution and Pornography / Edition 1

Including the latest research on prostitution and pornography, this essay anthology shows how the sex industries harm those within them while undermining the possibilities for gender justice, human equality, and stable sexual relationships. From sex industries survivors to social activists and theorists such as Taylor Lee, Adriene Sere, and Kristen Anderberg, this volume asses from a feminist perspective the racism, poverty, militarism, and corporate capitalism of selling sex through strip clubs, brothels, mail-order brides, and child pornography.

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ISBN-13: 9781876756499
Publisher: Spinifex Press
Publication date: 05/01/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 474,149
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction Rebecca Whisnant and Christine Stark,
PART ONE Understanding systems of prostitution,
How prostitution works Joe Parker,
Confronting pornography: Some conceptual basics Rebecca Whisnant,
Blow bangs and cluster bombs: The cruelty of men and Americans Robert Jensen,
The use of new communication technologies for sexual exploitation of women and children Donna Hughes,
In and out: A survivor's memoir of stripping Taylor Lee,
Pornography, prostitution, and women's human rights in JapanSeiya Morita Prostitution and the new slavery Vednita Carter,
King Kong and the white woman: Hustler magazine and the demonization of black masculinity Gail Dines,
Nobody's concubine Chong Kim,
Prostitution in Vancouver: Pimping women and the colonization of first nations Melissa Farley and Jacqueline Lynne,
The journey home: An interview Samantha Emery,
Pornography, prostitution, and a beautiful and tragic recent history Andrea Dworkin,
PART TWO Resisting the sexual new world order,
Prostitution for everyone: Feminism, globalisation and the 'sex' industry D.A. Clarke,
Left Labor in bed with the sex industry Joyce Wu,
Resisting the promotion of prostitution in Canada: A view from the Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter Lee Lakeman, Alice Lee, and Suzanne Jay,
Can prostitution be safe?: Applying occupational health and safety codes to Australia's legalised brothel prostitution Mary Lucille Sullivan,
Sex and feminism: Who is being silenced? Adriene Sere,
No more 'Porn Nights' Kirsten Anderberg,
Girls to boyz: Sex radical women promoting prostitution, pornography, and sadomasochism Christine Stark,
PART THREE Surviving, conceiving, confronting,
Strategies of connection: prostitution and feminist politics Margaret A. Baldwin,
Making hay while the sun shines: The dynamics of strip clubs in the Upper Midwest and the community response Sherry Lee Short,
What does pornography say about me(n)?: How I became an anti-pornography activist Rus Ervin Funk,
Who are women in pornography?: A conversation Ann Simonton and Carol Smith,
Cuntspeak: Words from the heart of darkness Jane Caputi,
Prostitution as a harmful cultural practice Sheila Jeffreys,
Pornography and international human rights John Stoltenberg,
Against their will: Nepal's activist theatre fights girl-trafficking Carol Davis,
Fighting the war against sexual trafficking of women and girls Leslie R. Wolfe,
List of contributors,

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