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Perversion for Profit

The Politics of Pornography and the Rise of the New Right

Perversion for Profit( )
Author: Strub, Whitney
ISBN:978-0-231-14887-0
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

Perversion for Profit traces the crucial function of pornography in constructing the New Right agenda, which has emphasized social issues over racial and economic inequality. Whitney Strub vividly recreates the debates over obscenity that consumed ACLU members in the 1950s and revisits the deployment of obscenity charges against purveyors of gay erotica during the Cold War, revealing the differing standards applied to heterosexual and homosexual pornography. He follows the...
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Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Political Ideologies / Conservatism & Liberalism
Social Science / Pornography
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.02 x 8.853 x 0.704 Inches
Book Weight:1.094 Pounds

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