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.In this Hustler magazine cover picture, a woman has been placed head first into a manual meat grinder and is coming out the other end looking like ground beef. Her buttocks and legs, which are doused with sleek body oil, protrude gracefully anbsp;...
|Author||:||Diana E. H. Russell|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications, Incorporated - 1998-05-13|