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Why Internet Porn Matters

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Description for Why Internet Porn Matters Paperback. This book examines the impact of the internet on pornography's social and political effects and provides a new theory of sex, speech, and power in light of today's drive toward self-exposure. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; HPS; JFMP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 126 x 9. Weight in Grams: 160.

Now that pornography is on the Internet, its political and social functions have changed. So contends Margret Grebowicz in this imperative philosophical analysis of Internet porn. The production and consumption of Internet porn, in her account, are a symptom of the obsession with self-exposure in today's social networking media, which is, in turn, a symptom of the modern democratic construction of the governable subject as both transparent and communicative. In this first feminist critique to privilege the effects of pornography's Internet distribution rather than what it depicts, Grebowicz examines porn-sharing communities (such as the bestiality niche market) and the politics ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Stanford University Press
Number of pages
136
Condition
New
Number of Pages
152
Place of Publication
Palo Alto, United States
ISBN
9780804786621
SKU
V9780804786621
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About Margret Grebowicz
Margret Grebowicz is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Goucher College.

Reviews for Why Internet Porn Matters
"Why Internet Porn Matters renews philosophical debate about the function of pornography for the twenty-first century by examining the effects of a 'democratized Internet' as the new mode or form of pornography distribution and consumption, as distinct from philosophical and feminist criticisms of pornography, which take issue with the content and production . . . This text is surely a ... Read more

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