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Description - Bound and Gagged by Laura Kipnis

This text challenges the position that pornography perpetuates misogyny and sex crimes. It opens with the case of man convicted - the first computer bulletin board entrapment case - of conspiring to make a snuff film and sentenced to 33 years for merely trading kinky fantasies with undercover cops. Using this textbook example of social hysteria as a springboard Kipnis argues that criminalizing fantasy - even perverse and unacceptable fanyasy - has dire consequences. She demonstrates that the porn industry, with multibillion dollar annual revenues, knows precisely how to tap into our culture's deepest anxieties and desires, and that this knowledge more than all the naked bodies, is what guarantees its vast popularity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780822323433
ISBN-10: 0822323435
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
Imprint: Duke University Press
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publish Date: 23-Dec-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Laura Kipnis

Laura Kipnis is Professor of Radio-TV-Film at Northwestern University. She has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts for filmmaking and media criticism. She is the author of Ecstasy Unlimited: On Sex, Capital, Gender, and Aesthetics.

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