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By Julia Long

ISBN-10: 1780320256

ISBN-13: 9781780320250

Anti-porn feminism is again. Countering the continued "pornification" of Western tradition and society, anti-porn activities are powerfully re-emerging between a brand new iteration of feminist activists within the united kingdom and all over the world.

Anti-Porn: The Resurgence of Anti-Porn Feminism examines the ways that the recent feminist arguments and campaigns round pornography are articulated, deployed and obtained. Drawing on unique, ethnographic learn, it offers an in-depth research of the ideological stance, tactical repertoires, influence and importance of crusade teams difficult the pornography undefined.

This particular and encouraging e-book explains the fabulous comeback of anti-porn feminism and demanding situations liberal views and the mainstreaming on pornography of pornography that adjustments the character of our intimate relationships.

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Nineteenth-century essentialist feminists (Blackwell, 18951 1976; Calkins, 1896; Tanner, 1896) often accepted the ideas of male essentialist scientists such as Freud (anatomy is destiny; 1924) or Darwin, as interpreted by the social Darwinists, that there are innate differences between men and women. Possible Implications of Feminist Theories for the Study of Evolution /29 These nineteenth-century essentialist feminists also proposed that the existence of biologically based gender differences meant that women were inferior to men in some physical (Blackwell, 1895/1976; Smith-Rosenberg, 1975) and mental (Hollingsworth, 1914; Tanner, 1896) traits, but that they were superior in others.

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Genes and Gender II: Pitfalls in Research on Sex and Gender, pp. 49-70. New York: Gordian Press. Bleier, R. 1984. Science and Gender: A Critique of Biology and Its Theories on Women. Elmsford, NY: Pergamon Press. Bleier, R. 1986. Sex differences research: Science or belief'? In Feminist Approaches to Science, R. ), pp. 147-164. Elmsford, NY: Pergamon Press. Buchanan, A. 1972. Marx and Justice: The Radical Critique of Liberalism. Totowa, NJ: Littlefield, Adams. Buffery, W. and 1. Gray. 1972. Sex differences in the development of spatial and linguistic skills.

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