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Pornography and erotica: Definitions and prevalence

Pope, N., Voges, K., Kuhn, Kerri-Ann, & Bloxsome, E. (2007) Pornography and erotica: Definitions and prevalence. In Sullivan Mort, Gillian & Hume, Margee (Eds.) 2007 International Nonprofit and Social Marketing Conference Social entrepreneurship, Social Change and Sustainability, 27 and 28 September, 2007, Brisbane, Australia: Griffith University.

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Abstract

In this paper, we offer some observations regarding the sex industry, in particular the pornography and erotica sectors. Marketing literature observing pornography and erotica is scant. We find that following exponential growth of the sex industry (given use of the Internet) an evaluation of consumer behaviour and marketing practices is justified. In order to begin a study of these industry sectors, we find it necessary to define both pornography and erotica. Following the development of definitions, we consider these industries from a marketing perspective in the hope that we may encourage research into these areas.

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ID Code: 27717
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Pornography and Erotica:, Definitions, Prevalence, sex industry,, consumer behaviour, marketing practices
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > MARKETING (150500) > Marketing not elsewhere classified (150599)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 please consult authors
Deposited On: 02 Oct 2009 09:17
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2012 14:45

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