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Pornography, feminism, and the individual

by Alison Assiter

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Published by Pluto Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dworkin, Andrea -- Views on pornography,
  • Pornography -- Social aspects,
  • Feminism,
  • Autonomy (Psychology),
  • Liberalism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlison Assiter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ"471"A85"1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 166 p.
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20043583M
    ISBN 100745303196
    LC Control Number89008632

    The rise of radical or gender feminism in the mid‐ s, however, gave rise to a new and different criticism of pornography. Radical feminists argued that pornography exploited women and acted as a linchpin of the dominant patriarchy—the white, male culture through which men as a class were said to oppress women as a class. Similar books and articles. Pornography, Feminism and the Individual. Alison Assiter - Blue Politics Pornography and the Law in the Age of Feminism. Dany Lacombe - Reconcilable Differences Confronting Beauty, Pornography, and the Future of Feminism. Lynn S. Chancer -

    'A thorough and provocative book.' (Bart Testa, The Globe and Mail) 'Bad Attitude/s presents a detailed refutation of anti-pornography feminists, accuses them of being enveloped by conservative social trends, and offers arguments for a dissenting feminist positions.' (Bart Testa The Globe and Mail)Author: Shannon Bell, Brenda Cossman, Lise Gotell. Buy a cheap copy of Feminism and Pornography (Oxford book. This vibrant collection expands the parameters of the feminist debate on pornography. In an effort to move away from the divisive frameworks in feminist disputes Free shipping over $

    That pornography can have benefits for women; women are sexual agents, subjects and not objects, who make choices and decisions about their bodies and sexualities According to our textbook, the theory that sexuality is biologically determined (i.e. people are born gay or heterosexual) is supported by well-respected studies. Over time, feminists shifted their focus to pornography, and a full-fledged anti-pornography movement was born. This book analyzes the rise and fall of the American feminist anti-pornography movement, situating its development in the social and cultural history of the late s and s, including the sexual revolution and the second wave.


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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Alison Professor Assiter. This chapter aims to bridge the gap between antipornography feminism and sex-positive feminism.

It argues in favor of feminist pornography by developing some thoughts proposed by Catharine MacKinnon and others. The basic idea is that antiporn feminism’s conviction in the power of representations to shape its users’ erotic tastes—a conviction the author endorses and develops in.

sorfng pornography. Passage and strict enforcem~nt of the Equal Rights Amendment, electing feminists to local, state, and national political office, achieving genuine economic jus­ tice for women, and securing their reproductive freedom will-do considerably more to.

Moral beliefs about sex should not be used to censor individual tastes. But with the proliferation of Adult Bookstores and the new VCR market of the late 70s, the issue of pornography became redifined by feminist writers seeking to explore the impact of that industry on women and their place in society.

Does pornography have harmful effects on individuals. What are these effects and how should society deal with them. The authors of this volume attempt to answer these and other important questions by placing pornography within the broader context of theories of fundamental human nature.

Their approach reveals a systematic interweaving of social science, morality and the law from three. It is thus patriarchy’s most powerful weapon.

Feminists’ single most important task, therefore, is to deal with pornography. After the initial furore, however, the skirmishes — even battles — the book initiated both within and about feminism soon died down.

By the early s, it. Feminism and the Individual is an honorable exception in its analysis of how pornography exemplifies sexism (for all that it argues, like her later work [Assiter and Avedon, ], against both. Feminist debates on pornography have relied on articulations of affect, from anti-pornography rhetoric of grief, anger and disgust to anti-anti-pornography claims to enjoyment and pleasure.

The complexity of reading, the interpenetration of affect and analysis, experience and interpretation tend to become effaced in arguments both for and. Battling Pornography presents each of these arguments and explains how feminists in the s and s struggled to make sense of a newly sexualized public sphere and the increasing prominence of pornography in American life.

Feminist author Kathy Barry picketed the Ultra Room, an S&M-themed live sex show at San Francisco’s Mitchell Brothers. InBecky Goldberg produced the documentary "Hot and Bothered: Feminist Pornography," a look at women who direct, produce, and sell feminist porn.

Feminist pornography is whenever the women is in control of the sexual situation, she is in control of what is being done to her and she enjoys it. Goldberg's views on feminism and pornography. Pornography, feminism, and the individual.

London Winchester, Mass: Pluto Press. ISBN Assiter, Alison (). “the belief that the freedom of the individual is the highest political value” pornography feminists championed a municipal ordinance that would de- including book and 11 This phenomenon has also been noted by other scholars.

See, for instance, Gottschalk (), Simon (), Bumiller (), and Lancaster (). Feminist pornography is a genre of film developed by or for those dedicated to gender Tristan Taormino is a sex educator, feminist pornographer, and co-editor of The Feminist Porn Book, who defines feminist pornography as dedicated to gender equality and social She adds that watching porn with another individual requires permission.

While individual feminists’ views on pornography may vary, a study of data from the U.S. General Social Survey from to showed that both men and women with pro-feminist attitudes. Feminism and Pornography Oxford readings in feminism: Editors: Drucilla Cornell, Professor of Political Science Women's and Gender Studies and Comparative Literature Drucilla Cornell: Edition: illustrated, reprint: Publisher: Oxford University Press, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects.In the late s and early s, the feminist movement in the Western world was divided by debates over the future of sex and sexuality.

Many feminists saw the West’s increasingly liberal attitudes to sex as posing a threat to women’s rights. Feminist thinkers and activists such as Andrea.In order to READ Online or Download Feminism And Pornography ebooks in PDF, ePUB, Tuebl and Mobi format, you need to create a FREE account.

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