Men Confront Pornography

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Crown, 1990 - Social Science - 340 pages
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In a collection of 40 essays, men candidly examine the role of pornography in their own lives--seldom heard voices in the explosive controversy over the impact of pornography versus the constraints of censorship.

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Contents

Guilty Pleasures
3
Confessions of a Feminist Porn
34
Interview with a Rapist Timothy Beneke
43
Those Little Black Dots Tom Cayler
52
Pornography and Freedom John Stoltenberg
60
Pornography and Censorship Fred Small
72
Pornography and Its Discontents Richard Goldstein
81
Forbidden Pleasures Philip Weiss
91
Pornography
190
Pornography Sexual Callousness and the Trivialization
207
Legalized Pornography
233
Gays and the Propornography
256
Radical Feminism and Gay Male
263
What Porn Did Jeff Weinstein
277
Dialing for Sex Steve Abbott
285
Is Pornography Jerking
293

A Response
99
Pornography as Ideology
105
Porn as Therapy Bernie Zilbergeld
120
Incest Pornography and
142
Intrusive Images and Subjectified
168
Sex
305
Notes and References
320
Contributors
338
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About the author (1990)

Michael S. Kimmel is Professor of Sociology at SUNY at Stony Brook. His books include "Changing Men" (1987), "Men Confront Pornography" (1990), "Men s Lives" (4th edition, 1997), "Against the Tide: Profeminist Men in the United States", "1776-1990" (1992), "The Politics of Manhood" (1996), and "Manhood: A Cultural History" (1996). In addition to the journal Men and Masculinities, he also edits a book series on Men and Masculinity at the University of California Press, and the Sage Series on Men and Masculinities. He is the Spokesperson for the National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) and lectures extensively on campuses in the U.S. and abroad.

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