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Violence Against Women In Pornography

Author : Walter DeKeseredy
ISBN : 9781317313427
Genre : Social Science
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Violence against Women in Pornography illuminates the ways in which adult pornography hurts many women, both on and off screen. A growing body of social scientific knowledge shows that it is strongly associated with various types of violence against women in intimate relationships. Many women who try to leave abusive and/or patriarchal men also report that pornography plays a role in the abuse inflicted on them by their ex-partners. On top of these harms, male pornography consumption is strongly correlated with attitudes supporting violence against women. Many researchers, practitioners, and policy makers believe that adult pornography is a major problem and offer substantial evidence supporting this claim. Violence against Women in Pornography, unlike books written mainly for scholarly and general audiences, specifically targets students enrolled in undergraduate criminology, deviance, women’s studies, masculinities studies, human sexuality, and media studies courses. Thoughtful discussion questions are placed at the end of each chapter, and appropriate PowerPoint slides and suggestions for classroom exercises will be available to aid student understanding. The main objective of this book is to motivate readers to think critically about adult pornography and to take progressive steps individually and collectively to curb the production and consumption of hurtful sexual media, including that from the "dark side of the Internet."
Category: Social Science

Violence Against Women

Author : Claire M. Renzetti
ISBN : 0742530558
Genre : Family & Relationships
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This is an edited volume of 12 articles previously published in Social Problems that may be considered among the most influential in the development of the sociological study of violence against women.
Category: Family & Relationships

The Legal Response To Violence Against Women

Author : Karen J. Maschke
ISBN : 0815325193
Genre : Law
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This collection of essays and reviews represents the most significant and comprehensive writing on Shakespeare's A Comedy of Errors. Miola's edited work also features a comprehensive critical history, coupled with a full bibliography and photographs of major productions of the play from around the world. In the collection, there are five previously unpublished essays. The topics covered in these new essays are women in the play, the play's debt to contemporary theater, its critical and performance histories in Germany and Japan, the metrical variety of the play, and the distinctly modern perspective on the play as containing dark and disturbing elements. To compliment these new essays, the collection features significant scholarship and commentary on The Comedy of Errors that is published in obscure and difficulty accessible journals, newspapers, and other sources. This collection brings together these essays for the first time.
Category: Law

Violence Against Women

Author : Stanley G. French
ISBN : 0801484529
Genre : Philosophy
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This is the first anthology to take a theoretical look at violence against women. Each essay shows how philosophy provides a powerful tool for examining a difficult and deep-rooted social problem. Stanley G. French, Wanda Teays, and Laura M. Purdy, all philosophers, present a familiar phenomenon in a new and striking fashion.The editors employ a two-tiered approach to this vital issue. Contributors consider both interpersonal violence, such as rape and battering; and also systemic violence, such as sexual harassment, pornography, prostitution, and violence in a medical context. The editors have further broadened the discussion to include such cross-cultural issues as rape in war, dowry deaths, female genital mutilation, and international policies on violence against women. Against this wide range of topics, which integrate personal perspectives with the philosophical, the contributors offer powerful analyses of the causes and effects of violence against women, as well as potential policies for effecting change.
Category: Philosophy

Violence Against Women

Author : Pauline B. Bart
ISBN : 0803950454
Genre : Political Science
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Violence against women permeates our society at every level, in every setting. Murder, rape, intimidation, pornography, workplace harassment, incest are all part of a general belief built into the roots of patriarchal society: Women are proper targets of male violence. The chapters in this book, contributed by some of the most prolific contemporary writers on women's issues, explore this culture of violence and oppression, examining its ideological underpinnings and its structural supports in the social, political and legal systems that protect the violent by blaming the victim.
Category: Political Science

Pornography And Sexual Violence

Author : Minneapolis (Minn.). City Council. Government Operations Committee
ISBN : UOM:39015014493657
Genre : Pornography
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The complete transcript of Public Hearings on Ordinances to Add Pornography as Discrimination Against Women: Minneapolis City Council, Government Operations Committee, December 12 and 13, 1983.
Category: Pornography

Lehrbuch Der Medienpsychologie

Author : Roland Mangold
ISBN : 9783840914898
Genre : Psychology
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Medien bestimmen unseren Alltag heute in einem Maße, das selbst die euphorischsten Prognosen bei der Einführung verschiedener Leitmedien, wie etwa Buchdruck, Telefon oder Fernsehen, weit übersteigt. Nicht zuletzt der Personal Computer und die weltweite Vernetzung über das Internet haben die Mediatisierung unserer Welt noch einmal deutlich beschleunigt. Medienpsychologie beschäftigt sich mit menschlichem Erleben und Verhalten im Umgang mit Medien. Das Lehrbuch bietet eine aktuelle und verständliche Einführung in die verschiedenen Bereiche der Medienpsychologie. Neben den Grundlagen einer Medienpsychologie werden einschlägige Forschungsmethoden vorgestellt. Die spezifischen Anwendungsfelder schließen sowohl Einsatzgebiete der »klassischen« Medien als auch der neuen Medien ein.Im Lehrbuch werden zunächst die Grundlagen einer empirischen Medienpsychologie dargestellt, z.B. die Schlüsselkonzepte der Mediennutzung und Medienwirkung sowie der Medienkompetenz, aber auch kognitions-, emotions-, entwicklungs-, persönlichkeits- und sozialpsychologische Theorien. Weiterhin wird über die für dieses Fachgebiet spezifisch relevanten Forschungsmethoden informiert. Die Breite und Vielschichtigkeit der Forschungsfelder der modernen Medienpsychologie wird im dritten Teil des Lehrbuches deutlich. Hier vermitteln Beiträge aus dem Bereich der »klassischen« Medien als auch der neueren computerbasierten und interaktiven Medien einen umfassenden Eindruck vom breiten Spektrum der Aufgabenfelder. Themen sind z.B. Lesen, Fernsehnutzung und -wirkung, Infotainment und Edutainment, Unterhaltung, Werbung, computervermittelte Kommunikation, E-Learning und netzbasierte Wissenskommunikation, Computer- und Videospiele sowie die sozio-emotionale Dimension des Internet.
Category: Psychology

Dangerous Relationships

Author : Diana E. H. Russell
ISBN : 0761905251
Genre : Psychology
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In this uncompromising volume, Diana E Russell examines the relationships between pornography, misogyny and rape, and contends that these relationships are indeed dangerous to women. After defining pornography and considering the various types of pornographic material available, the author demonstrates that hatred of women is a predominant aspect of pornography, and that racist undercurrents are often exploited in visual pornography of all types. She then provides a rich body of statistical evidence that supports the argument that pornography is a cause of rape.
Category: Psychology

Sourcebook On Violence Against Women

Author : Claire M. Renzetti
ISBN : 9781412971669
Genre : Social Science
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The new edition of this vital resource provides extensive coverage of the current state of research, theory, prevention, and intervention regarding violence against women. Each of the 18 chapters belongs to one of three parts: theoretical and methodological issues in researching violence against women, types of violence against women, or prevention and direct intervention. The editors and contributing authors have crafted their work to encourage discussion and debate and also to address issues of diversity and cultural contexts, as well as to examine inequalities of race and ethnicity, social class, physical ability, sexual orientation, and geographic location. Key Updates to This Edition: - A new and autobiographical Reflections piece appears at the end of each chapter. - Six completely new chapters address new and emerging topics, including assessment (Chapter 3), sexual harassment (Chapter 4), the effects of pornography (Chapter 7), cross-cultural issues (Chapter 8), the role of the economy (Chapter 9), primary prevention (Chapter 11), and school-based programs and interventions. Another recent subject the authors include is the role of faith-based initiatives. - The book's foreword is jointly written by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D--MN) and Al Franken (D--MN), both Congressional advocates on behalf of victims of violence against women.
Category: Social Science