Critical criminological understandings of adult pornography and woman abuse: New progressive directions in research and theory

DeKeseredy, Walter S. (2015) Critical criminological understandings of adult pornography and woman abuse: New progressive directions in research and theory. International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, 4(4), pp. 4-21.

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Abstract

There is a small, but growing, social scientific literature on the racist and violent nature of contemporary adult pornography. However, considerably more empirical and theoretical work needs to be done to advance a critical criminological understanding of how such hurtful sexual media contribute to various forms of woman abuse in intimate relationships. The main objective of this article is to briefly review the relevant literature and to suggest a few new progressive empirical and theoretical directions.

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ID Code: 91353
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: pornography, critical criminology, woman abuse, gender, feminism
DOI: 10.5204/ijcjsd.v4i4.184
ISSN: 2202-8005
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Crime & Justice Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 The Author
Copyright Statement: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Deposited On: 17 Dec 2015 22:56
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2016 02:04

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