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Libraries, erotica, and pornography

Libraries, erotica, and pornography

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Published by Oryx in Phoenix, Ariz .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Martha Cornog.
ContributionsCornog, Martha.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix,314p. ;
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22009426M
ISBN 100897744748

Nearly 3, people attended the annual gathering last year. Is it a book that you would even wish your wife or your servants to read? Some colleagues have even joked they would like to make him the state's next porn czar. Cable companies receive the programs from satellite services and split the revenues. An expanding field in which vibrant debate on, for instance, the history of homosexuality, is developing, this volume is a timely contribution to the field, laying out the current scholarship and looking towards future directions. AP; M.

I don't know. Almost everyone agrees that it is the attitudes of parents that will ultimately make the difference in cable programming. Millions of kids today are watching porn, a freedom afforded to the smartphone generation, leaving parents, educators and clinicians increasingly anxious. Republicans were reeling from Watergate. In this particular fight, they were joined by some unlikely allies, most notably feminist leaders such as Gloria Steinem, Andrea Dworkin and Catharine MacKinnon, who were working—ultimately unsuccessfully—to pass local ordinances giving more tools to push back against pornography. Sessions, a staunch social conservative and longtime Sunday school teacher, shook his head.

Nevertheless, Japanese erotica continued to flourish, and the prints of artists such as Suzuki Harunobu c. Most local cable operators, concerned about community erotica, steer clear of airing anything that smacks of ''hard core'' pornography. This is really very much against the norms in the profession. The president and the Senate reject their findings. If I walk into the doctor's office and I'm sneezing, my doctor doesn't say 'you have sneezing addiction, and you need to stop sneezing. Nonetheless, the production, distribution, or possession of pornographic materials may be prosecuted in many countries under statutes dealing with obscenity.


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Very little is locally originated. In New York City, for instance, it would be difficult to prove that ''Ugly George'' was actually violating ''community standards. In polls its acceptability registers lower than other hot-button culture issues like abortion, gay marriage and legal pot.

Porn is not a condition.

British Library unlocks famed pornography collection

Faith Wender, an attorney for Home Box Office, which was involved in the case along with the ACLU, says the law would have prohibited even R-ratedacademy award-winning movies such as ''Kramer vs.

Includes bibliographical references p. Libraries case ultimately reaches the Supreme Court, which rules that states cannot criminalize private possession of obscene materials on grounds of privacy. Californiam the Supreme Court set down three criteria to define ''obscenity'': First, the dominant theme of the material must appeal to a ''prurient interest'' as judged by ''contemporary community standards''; next, it must depict sexual activity in a ''patently offensive manner''; finallyit must lack ''serious literary, artistic, political, and scientific value.

If pastors are afraid to alienate their constituents by condemning porn, what policymaker in his or her right mind would?

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Perhaps the most important author of socially radical pornography was the Marquis de Sadewhose books—notably Justine —combined orgiastic scenes with long philosophical debates on the evils of property and traditional social hierarchy. Britain in is unquestionably a much more open society; most of us would think it intolerable to return to a time when the state regulated what we could and could not write.

Women in Love, review 24 Mar In many respects, the celebrated landmark trial was actually something of a farce. The tactics have just changed.

Liberal feminists and conservative evangelicals found themselves unexpectedly allied in vilifying the adult entertainment industry. Where a cable franchise already exists, towns can refuse to renew the contract of the company unless the programming meets local preferences.

Is there an objective standard? Main Description The Routledge History of Sex and the Body provides an overview of the main themes surrounding the history of sexuality from to the present day.

The next year, he convened a new presidential commission on porn, this one headed by Edwin Meese, the archconservative attorney general. Instead of taking actions that may infringe on First Amendment rights, cities and towns can take other formal and informal steps to ensure they get the quality of programming they want.

The development of videocassettes in the s and digital videodiscs DVDs in the s enabled the wide distribution of pornographic films and further encouraged their use because they could be viewed in private.

Last November, a US district court judge in Utah struck down a state indecency law.Feb 17,  · But Utah’s anti-erotica ambitions have not waned.

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The tactics have just changed. In this heavily religious state, the fight against porn is increasingly being framed not as a moral crusade but Author: Matthew Laplante. In this novel subtitled 'A Book of Raunch,' the author offers a series of graphic vignettes about erotica.

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May 04,  · Florida Library Removes ‘Fifty Shades of Grey,’ Erotic Trilogy, From Shelves. By Julie Bosman The public library in Fond du Lac, Wis., didn’t order the book, citing a “no-erotica” policy.

Paul Bogaards, a spokesman for Vintage, the book’s publisher, said that for the most part, libraries have told the publisher that there are. ” If pornography encompasses all those hot ‘n’ hunky sites out there, and erotica is that safe and boring territory of romance novels and scented candles, then Nerve wants it both ways.

May 31,  · Harford County Public Library has been under fire since it was discovered the system opted not to purchase copies of the popular and steamy trilogy "Fifty Shades of .