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Sex & sensibility : [electronic resource] reflections on forbidden mirrors and the will to censor / Marcia Pally.

By: Pally, Marcia.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Hopewell, N.J. : New York : Ecco Press ; Distributed by W.W. Norton, c1994Edition: 1st ed.Description: ix, 198 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0880013648 :; 9780880013642.Subject(s): Censorship -- United States | Sex in mass media -- Censorship -- United States | Violence in mass media -- Censorship -- United States | Freedom of speech -- United States | Massenmedien | Zensur | USADDC classification: 363.3/1/0973 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
1. Mr. Bowdler's Return Engagement: Recent Censorship Efforts -- 2. The Image Causes the Harm: The Great Soothing Appeal of Censorship -- 3. Standard Deviation: Research Literature on Sexually Explicit Material and Social Harms. Violence in Sexually Explicit Imagery. Sexual Imagery and Aggression. "Degrading" Or "Kinky" Sexual Material and Aggression. Violent Sexual Material and Aggression. Paraphilias and Sexual Material. Sexual Material and Crime Rates. International Research -- 4. I Know It When I See It - Common Sense Claims for Censorship: The Taxpayer's Revolt, "Porn Made Me Do It," Community Standards -- 5. The Image Is the Harm: "Objectification" And "Degradation" -- 6. Misusing the Magdalene: Sex Industry Workers -- 7. Minors and Media Minotaurs: Sexual Material, Rock, and Rap. Violent Material and Minors -- 8. The "Unmentionable Obvious": Recommendations for Reducing Sexual and Nonsexual Violence. Public Policy Recommendations.
Fantasies and Forbidden Mirrors: The Image-Blamer's Quixotic Joust. Labeling: The Emperor's New Figleaf -- 9. The Return of the Irrepressible: Sex Scares and Witch Hunts. Lace Strings and Brutes: The Confining Pleasures of the Victim -- 10. Say It Again, Sam: Responding to Offensive Speech. In the Beginning Was the Word: Hate Speech and University Campuses. Sense and Censorship.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-187) and index.

1. Mr. Bowdler's Return Engagement: Recent Censorship Efforts -- 2. The Image Causes the Harm: The Great Soothing Appeal of Censorship -- 3. Standard Deviation: Research Literature on Sexually Explicit Material and Social Harms. Violence in Sexually Explicit Imagery. Sexual Imagery and Aggression. "Degrading" Or "Kinky" Sexual Material and Aggression. Violent Sexual Material and Aggression. Paraphilias and Sexual Material. Sexual Material and Crime Rates. International Research -- 4. I Know It When I See It - Common Sense Claims for Censorship: The Taxpayer's Revolt, "Porn Made Me Do It," Community Standards -- 5. The Image Is the Harm: "Objectification" And "Degradation" -- 6. Misusing the Magdalene: Sex Industry Workers -- 7. Minors and Media Minotaurs: Sexual Material, Rock, and Rap. Violent Material and Minors -- 8. The "Unmentionable Obvious": Recommendations for Reducing Sexual and Nonsexual Violence. Public Policy Recommendations.

Fantasies and Forbidden Mirrors: The Image-Blamer's Quixotic Joust. Labeling: The Emperor's New Figleaf -- 9. The Return of the Irrepressible: Sex Scares and Witch Hunts. Lace Strings and Brutes: The Confining Pleasures of the Victim -- 10. Say It Again, Sam: Responding to Offensive Speech. In the Beginning Was the Word: Hate Speech and University Campuses. Sense and Censorship.

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