1st Edition

The Pornography Controversy
Changing Moral Standards in American Life




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ISBN 9780878555871
Published January 30, 1974 by Routledge
290 Pages

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Book Description

Discusses governmental responsibilities and individual liberties, ethical problems of moral judgement, and legal considerations in defining and suppressing obscene material.

Table of Contents

Some theoretical concerns: Rist, R. C. Pornography as a social problem. Kaplan, A. Obscenity as an esthetic category.--Pornography and dilemmas of law: Berns, W. Beyond the (garbage) pale; or, Democracy, censorship, and the arts. Legislative recommendations: report of the Committee on Obscenity and Pornography. Gagnon, J. H. and Simon, W. Pornography: raging menace or paper tiger? Warren, E., Jr. Obscenity laws: a shift to reality.--Pornography and dilemmas of morality: Slade, J. P. Pornographic theatersoff Times Square. Michelson, P. The pleasures of commodity; or, How to make the world safe for pornography. Gardiner, H. J. Moral principles towards a definition of the obscene. MacGregor, J. The modern Machiavellians: the pornography of sexual game-playing. Steiner, G. Night words: high pornography and human privacy.--Pornography and social science research: The effects of explicit sexual materials: the report of the Commission on Obscenity and Pornography. Wilson, J. Q. Violence, pornography, and social science. Rist, R. C. Polity, politics, and social research.

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