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Pornography, Feminism and the Individual

by Alison Assiter

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Pluto Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminism,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Pornography,
  • Social Science / Pornography,
  • Social Science-Feminism & Feminist Theory

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7955085M
    ISBN 100745305210
    ISBN 109780745305219
    OCLC/WorldCa232947352

    PORNOGRAPHY AND FEMINISM. In Indianapolis passed an "antipornography civil rights ordinance." pornography was defined thus: the graphic sexually explicit subordination of women, whether in pictures or in words, that also includes one or more of the following: (1) Women who are presented as sexual objects who enjoy pain or humiliation; or (2) Women [who] are presented as . While female adult performers remain divided over questions of exploitation, Kipnis’s argument was in many ways a necessary corrective to the excesses of s anti-pornography feminism.

    Feminist Perspective On Pornography Words | 4 Pages. Many people have argued that pornography is a form of artistic expression, protected by the First Amendment of the Constitution, others feel there is a distinct line between art and “porn” (Pornogrpahy). The Feminist Porn Book brings together producers, actors, consumers, and scholars of feminist sing the fraught history of pornography, the rise of the anti-porn movement, and the ubiquity of porn in society, this comprehensive collection identifies the importance of porn made for and by feminists.

    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.   This chapter examines the feminist debate over pornography, with particular emphasis on how antiporn activists are rationalizing their campaign as feminism. Feminist criticism of sexist and misogynist pornography is nothing new; porn is an obvious target insofar as it contributes to larger patterns of oppression—the reduction of the female body to a commodity (the paradigm being .


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Alison Assiter () Authors Alison Assiter Abstract This article has no associated abstract. (fix it) Similar books and articles. Woman Hating. Andrea Dworkin - Blue Politics Pornography and the Law in the Age of ds: Dworkin, Andrea Pornography Feminism.

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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. 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.

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.

Feminist pornography is a genre of film developed by or for those dedicated to gender was created for the purposes of encouraging women in their pursuit of freedom through sexuality, equality, and pleasure.

Many third-wave feminists are open to seeking freedom and rights of sexual equality through entering the adult entertainment workforce. 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.

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. 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.

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. "Individualist feminism", also known as "libertarian feminism", is feminism in name only a term used by right-wing critics of feminism who posit that the way to equality for women is through achieving equal individual rights for everyone without regard to gender.

This contrasts with modern mainstream feminism, which considers women as an identity group and focuses on securing rights. “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 (). 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.

In her book “Against Pornography: The Evidence of Harm” (), Dr. Russell argued that pornography led to “pro-rape attitudes and behavior” and she became a. 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.

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READ as many books as you like (Personal use).In this unabashed defense of pornography from a utilitarian-hedonist perspective, philosopher Alan Soble strongly rebuts both feminist and conservative critics. Soble demonstrates that neither conservative nor feminist critics of pornography show much acquaintance with the genre they criticize.

This suggests that purely political motives underlie their critiques instead of reasoned, objective.“Feminism has at its heart the demand that women be treated as free human beings,” writes feminist political scientist Drucilla Cornell—a belief with which libertarian feminists completely concur.

Our belief in equal liberty, like other libertarians, is based on the idea of individual .