Main : abuse, body, community, cyberculture, human rights, sex industry, sexual abuse, violence against women
229 x 152 mm
Now a documentary film!
Professor Gail Dines has written about and researched the porn industry for over two decades. She attends industry conferences, interviews producers and performers, and speaks to hundreds of men and women each year about their experience with porn. Students and educators describe her work as "life changing."
In Pornland Dines looks at pornography and its effect on our lives. Astonishingly, the average age of first viewing porn is now eleven and a half years for boys, and with the advent of the Internet, it's no surprise that young people are consuming more pornography than ever.
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...a measured, persuasive case...Fiona Capp, The Age
Pornland is well researched, matter-of-fact and shocking!Penny Mulvey, The Melbourne Anglican
Gail Dines draws on years of research to reveal just how extreme the porn industry has become. She takes readers deep into the world of hardcore porn, describing one nightmarish scene after another...the material she covers is truly shocking.Nathan Harden
Table of Contents
Introduction Porn and the Industrialization of Sex
One Playboy, Penthouse and Hustler: Paving the Way for Today’s Porn Industry
Two Pop goes the Porn Culture: Mainstreaming Porn
Three From the Backstreet to Wall Street: The Big Business of Porn
Four Grooming For Gonzo: Becoming a Man in a Porn Culture
Five Leaky Images: How Porn Seeps into Men’s Lives
Six Visible or Invisible: Growing up Female in a Porn Culture
Seven Racy Sex, Sexy Racism: Porn from the Dark Side
Eight Children: The Final Taboo Conclusion Fighting Back
Conclusion Fighting Back
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