Defending Pornography: Free Speech, Sex, and the Fight for Women's Rights

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NYU Press, Jul 1, 2000 - Social Science - 320 pages
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Reissued with a new foreword and introduction by the author

Traditional explanations of why pornography must be defended from would-be censors have concentrated on censorship's adverse impacts on free speech and sexual autonomy. In contrast, Nadine Strossen focuses on the women's rights-centered rationale for defending pornography.

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Nadine Strossen, President of the ACLU, puts forward her arguments that censorship of sexual expression damages the fight for women's rights as well as violating free speech Read full review

DEFENDING PORNOGRAPHY: Free Speech, Sex, and the Fight for Women's Rights

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The definitive feminist critique of MacKinnon/Dworkin anti- pornography laws, by ACLU president and legal scholar Strossen (Law/New York Univ.). Since the late 1970s, feminist discourse has been ... Read full review

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A nationally renowned speaker and debater, NADINE STROSSEN is Professor of Law at New York Law School and President of the American Civil Liberties Union.

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