The Porn Report

The Porn Report

by Catharine Lumby, Kath Albury, Alan McKee

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Overview




In this resource, three well-known Australian commentators and authors on contemporary issues present a radical new way of thinking about the place of pornography in society. Drawing on wide-ranging empirical research, this guide shows how the production, distribution, and consumption of pornography—as well as its content, its consumers, and the public debates surrounding it—fit into the cultural context of modern society.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780522853407
Publisher: Melbourne University Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Catharine Lumby is the editor of Remote Control and the head of the media studies program at the University of Sydney, Australia. She is the coauthor of Why TV is Good for Kids and is the author of Bad Girls: The Media, Sex and Feminism in the 1990s and Gotcha: Life in a Tabloid World. Katherine Albury is the author of Yes Means Yes: Getting Explicit about Heterosex. She teaches media studies at the University of Sydney, Australia. Alan McKee is the author of Australian Television, The Public Sphere, and Textual Analysis. He teaches in television at Queensland University of Technology.

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