A Hypersexual Society: Sexual Discourse, Erotica, and Pornography in America Today

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Palgrave Macmillan, Oct 15, 2008 - Social Science - 280 pages
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America today is a hypersexual society. Sexual discourse, erotica, and pornography are pervasive in the culture. Sexual materials, many times extending into erotica and pornography, are found in the consumer world, academia, sex therapy, the publishing world, mass media (especially radio, television and movies) and the Internet. The sexual materials found in all these areas of American society provoke relentless opposition by groups and individuals who want to repress or censor sexual materials. The combined effects of those who promote and produce sexual materials, and those who try to supress them, add up to a cacophony of sexual discourse.

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Attempts to Suppress Sexual Materials and Pornography
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From Literary
65
From Kinseys Research to Porn Studies
89
Copyright

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KENNETH KAMMEYERis Professor Emeritus of Sociology at The University of Maryland, USA.

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