Porno? Chic!: how pornography changed the world and made it a better place
McNair, Brian (2013) Porno? Chic!: how pornography changed the world and made it a better place. Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), London, United Kingdom.
Porno? Chic! examines the relationship between the proliferation of pornography and sexualised culture in the West and social and cultural trends which have advanced the rights of women and homosexuals.
Brian McNair addresses this relationship with an analysis of trends in sexualised culture since 2002 linked to a transnational analysis of change in sexual politics and sex/gender relations in a range of societies, from the sexually liberalised societies of advanced capitalism to those in which women and homosexuals remain tightly controlled by authoritarian, patriarchal regimes.
In this accessible, jargon-free book, Brian McNair examines why those societies in which sexualised culture is the most liberalised and pervasive are also those in which the socio-economic and political rights of women and homosexuals have advanced the most.
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|Additional Information:||Preface Part 1: Porno? Chic! 1. Introduction 2. Pornosphere 3. Porno? Chic! 4. Porno fear Part 2: How pornography changed the world and made it a better place Preface to Part II5. What’s pornography ever done for us? The argument from evidence 6. Gaga-ing for it: the feminisation of pornography and sexual culture 7. Pornography and the politics of sexual inclusion 8. The aesthetics of sexual transgression 9. Drop Porn Not Bombs 10. Conclusion Bibliography|
|Keywords:||pornography, sexuality, media, culture|
|ISBN:||978-0-415-57290-3 (hardback), 978-0-203-13415-3 (eBook)|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Media Studies (200104)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 Routledge|
|Deposited On:||17 May 2013 06:34|
|Last Modified:||20 Oct 2015 16:15|
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