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Strub, Whitney
Perversion for profit : the politics of pornography and the rise of the New Right / Whitney Strub
Alternate Title Politics of pornography and the rise of the New Right
New York : Columbia University Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  HQ472.U6 S877 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Pornography -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Pornography -- Political aspects -- United States
Conservatism -- United States
Physical Description 382 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-361) and index
Contents The rediscovery of pornography: emergence of a cold war moral panic -- Ambivalent liberals: theorizing obscenity under consensus constraints -- Arousing the public: citizens for decent literature and the emergence of the modern antiporn movement -- Damning the floodtide of filth: the rise of the New Right and the political capital of moralism -- The permissive society: porno chic and the cultural aftermath of the sexual revolution -- Resurrecting moralism: the Christian right and the porn debate -- Pornography is the practice, where is the theory? Second-wave feminist encounters with porn -- Vanilla hegemony: policing sexual boundaries in the permanent culture-war economy

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