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c) Recent and important works

Albury, Kath. (2002). Yes Means Yes: Getting Explicit About Heterosex. Sydney: Allen & Unwin.

Arcand, Bernard. (1993). The Jaguar and the Anteater: Pornography Degree Zero. London: Verso.

Assiter, Alison, and Carol Avedon. (1993). Bad Girls and Dirty Pictures: The Challenge to Reclaim Feminism. London: Pluto.

Assiter, Alison. (1989). Pornography, Feminism and the Individual. London: Pluto Press.

Attwood, Feona. (2002). Reading porn: The paradigm shift in pornography research. Sexualities, 5(1), pp. 91-105.

Attwood, Feona. (ed.). (2010). Porn.com: Making Sense of Online Pornography. Peter Lang.
Introduction: Porn Studies: From Social Problem to Cultural Practice Feona Attwood.
Part One: Porn Practices.
1 Online Obscenity and Myths of Freedom: Dangerous Images, Child Porn, and Neoliberalism Stephen Maddison.
2 Child Pornography: Classifications and Conceptualizations Adam Stapleton.
3 Debbie Does Dallas Again and Again: Pornography, Technology, and Market Innovation David Slayden.
4 Porn 2.0? Technology, Social Practice, and the New Online Porn Industry Sharif Mowlabocus.
5 ‘Younger, paler, decidedly less straight’: The New Porn Professionals Feona Attwood.
Part Two: Porn Styles.
6 Behind the Scenes of Straight Pleasure Sanna Härmä and Joakim Stolpe.
7 Horrorporn/Pornhorror: The Problematic Communities and Contexts of Extreme Online Imagery Steven Jones.
8 Good Amateurs: Erotica Writing and Notions of Quality Susanna Paasonen.
9 Gay for Pay, Gay For(e)play: The Politics of Taxonomy and Authenticity in LGBTQ Online Porn Jennifer Moorman.
Part Three: Porn Cultures.
10 Widening the Glory Hole: the Discourse of Online Porn Fandom Simon Lindgren.
11 The New World Dream and the Female Itch: Sex Blogging and Lolita Costume Play in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and ChinaKatrien Jacobs.
12 ‘How Do I Rate?’: Web Sites and Gendered Erotic Looking Glasses Dennis D. Waskul and Cheryl Radeloff.
13 Beyond ‘Key Parties’ and ‘Wife Swapping’: The Visual Culture of Online Swinging Alison Rooke and Monica Moreno Figueroa.
Conclusion: Toward the Study of Online Porn Cultures and Practices Feona Attwood

Barcan, Ruth. (2004). Nudity: a Cultural Anatomy. Oxford and New York: Berg.

Barker, M., and J. Petley. (eds.) (2001). Ill Effects: The media/violence debate. London: Routledge.

Braithwaite, S. R., Aaron, S. C., Dowdle, K. K., Spjut, K., & Fincham, F. D. (2015). Does Pornography Consumption Increase Participation in Friends with Benefits Relationships?. Sexuality & Culture, 1-20.

Braithwaite, S. R., Coulson, G., Keddington, K., & Fincham, F. D. (2015). The influence of pornography on sexual scripts and hooking up among emerging adults in college. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 44(1), 111-123.

Bridges, Ana J., Robert Wosnitzer, Erica Scharrer, Chyng Sun, and Rachael Liberman (2010). Aggression and Sexual Behavior in Best-Selling Pornography Videos: A Content Analysis Update. Violence Against Women, 16(10): 1065-85.

Brooks, Gary R., and Lenore Walker. (1995). The Centerfold Syndrome: How Men Can Overcome Objectification and Achieve Intimacy with Women. Jossey-Bass Social and Behavioral Science.

Burnham, L. E. (2013). Feminist values and pornography consumption amongst women and its relationship to sexual self-esteem and body esteem (Doctoral dissertation).

Burstyn, Varda. (ed). (1985). Women Against Censorship. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre
Includes;
False Promises: Feminist antipornography legislation in the U.S. / Duggan, Lisa, Hunter, Nan and Vance, Carole S.
Retrenchment versus Transformation: The Politics of the Antipornography Movement / Snitow, Ann.
Political Precedents and Moral Crusades: Women, Sex and the State / Burstyn, Varda.
Thrills, Chills and the ‘Lesbian Threat’ or, The Media, the State and Women’s Sexuality / Valverde, Mariana and Weir, Lorna.
Pornography: Image and Reality / Diamond, Sara.
Making Sense of Research on Pornography / Burstyn, Varda.
Beyond Despair: Positive Strategies / Burstyn, Varda.

Califia, Pat. (1994). Public Sex: The Culture of Radical Sex. Pittsburgh, PA: Cleis
Includes;
Among us, Against Us - The New Puritans: Does Equation of Pornography with Violence add Up To Political Repression?. See No Evil: An Update on the Feminist Antipornography Movement. The Obscene, Disgusting, and Vile Meese Commission Report.

Caputi, Jane. (2002). Everyday Pornography. In Gail Dines and Jean Humez. (eds.). Race, Class, Gender in the Media, 2nd Edition: Sage Publications, pp. 434-50.

Caught Looking Inc. (1988). Caught Looking: Feminism, Pornography and Censorship. Seattle: The Real Comet Press. Includes;
Retrenchment vs. Transformation: The Politics of the Antipornography Movement (pp. 10-17) / Snitow, Ann.
Pornography and Pleasure / Webster, Paula.
The Pornography Debate in Context: A Chronology of Sexuality, Media and Violence Issues in Feminism / Hunter, Nan D.
False Promises: Feminist antipornography legislation in the U.S. (pp. 72-85) / Duggan, Lisa, Hunter, Nan and Vance, Carole S.

Chancer, Lynn. (1998). Reconcilable Differences: Confronting Beauty, Pornography, and the Future of Feminism. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Ciclitira, Karen. (2004). Pornography, Women and Feminism: Between Pleasure and Politics. Sexualities, Aug; 7: 281-301.

Comella, Lynn, and Shira Tarrant. (eds.) (2015). New Views on Pornography: Sexuality, Politics, and the Law. Praeger.

Cornell, Drucilla. (1995). The Imaginary Domain: Abortion, Pornography and Sexual Harrassment. New York & London: Routledge.

Cossman, Brenda, Shannon Bell, Lise Gotell, and Becki Ross. (eds.). (1997). Bad Attitude/s on Trial: Pornography, Feminism, and the Butler Decision. University of Toronto Press.

Dines, Gail. (2010). Pornland: How Pornography Has Hijacked Our Sexuality. Beacon Press.
Introduction Porn and the Industrialization of Sex.
One Playboy, Penthouse and Hustler: Paving the Way for Today’s Porn Industry.
Two Pop goes the Porn Culture: Mainstreaming Porn.
Three From the Backstreet to Wall Street: The Big Business of Porn.
Four Grooming For Gonzo: Becoming a Man in a Porn Culture.
Five Leaky Images: How Porn Seeps into Men’s Lives.
Six Visible or Invisible: Growing up Female in a Porn Culture.
Seven Racy Sex, Sexy Racism: Porn from the Dark Side.
Eight Children: The Final Taboo.
Conclusion Fighting Back.

Dworkin, Andrea. (1989). Letters from a War Zone: Writings 1976-1989. New York: Dutton.

Dworkin, Andrea. (1989). Pornography: Men Possessing Women. New York: Dutton

Emmers-Sommer, T., Hertlein, K., & Kennedy, A. (2013). Pornography use and attitudes: An examination of relational and sexual openness variables between and within gender. Marriage & Family Review, 49(4), 349-365.

Fahs, B. (2011). Performing sex: The making and unmaking of women’s erotic lives. SUNY Press.

Feminists Against Censorship. (1991). Pornography and Feminism: The Case Against Censorship. London: Lawrence & Wishart

Flood, M. (2009) The harms of pornography exposure among children and young people. Child Abuse Review, 18(6): 384-400. URL: http://www.xyonline.net/content/harms-pornography-exposure-among-children-and-young-people.

Gardos, P. S., & Mosher, D. L. (1999). Gender differences in reactions to viewing pornographic vignettes: Essential or interpretive?. Journal of Psychology & Human Sexuality, 11(2), 65-83.

Gibson, Pamela, and Roma Gibson. (eds.). (1993). Dirty Looks: Women, Pornography, Power. London: BFI Publishing.

Glascock, J. (2005). Degrading content and character sex: Accounting for men and women’s differential reactions to pornography. Communication Reports, 18(1-2), 43-53.

Hald, G. M., & Malamuth, N. N. (2015). Experimental effects of exposure to pornography: The moderating effect of personality and mediating effect of sexual arousal. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 44(1), 99-109.

Hald, G. M., & Štulhofer, A. (2015). What Types of Pornography Do People Use and Do They Cluster? Assessing Types and Categories of Pornography Consumption in a Large-Scale Online Sample. The Journal of Sex Research, 1-11.

Hald, G. M., Malamuth, N. N., & Lange, T. (2013). Pornography and sexist attitudes among heterosexuals. Journal of Communication, 63(4), 638-660.

Hardy, Simon. (2004). Reading pornography. Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, Volume 4, Number 1, Aprill, pp. pp. 3-18.

Hargrave, Andrea Millwood, and Sonia Livingstone. (2009). Harm and Offence in Media Content: A review of the literature. 2nd edition. Bristol, UK: Intellect.

Heins, Marjorie. (2001). Not in Front of the Children: “Indecency”, Censorship, and the Innocence of Youth. New York: Hill and Wang.

Hodgetts, C. (2012). The perceptions of young adult males regarding the impact of pornography on their lives (Doctoral dissertation, PRETORIA© University).

Itzin, Catherine. (ed). (1992). Pornography: Women, Violence and Civil Liberties - A Radical New View. New York: Oxford University Press

Johnson, P. J., McCreary, D. R., & Mills, J. S. (2007). Effects of exposure to objectified male and female media images on men’s psychological well-being. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 8(2), 95.

Kernsmith, P. D., & Kernsmith, R. M. (2009). Female pornography use and sexual coercion perpetration. Deviant Behavior, 30(7), 589-610.

Kimmel, Michael. (ed). (1990). Men Confront Pornography. New York: Crown

Kingston, D. A., & Malamuth, N. M. (2011). Problems with aggregate data and the importance of individual differences in the study of pornography and sexual aggression: Comment on Diamond, Jozifkova, and Weiss (2010). Archives of sexual behavior, 40(5), 1045-1048.

Kipnis, Laura. (1996). Bound and Gagged: Pornography and the Politics of Fantasy in America. New York: Grove Press.

Klaassen, M. J., & Peter, J. (2014). Gender (In) equality in internet pornography: a content analysis of popular pornographic internet videos. The Journal of Sex Research, (ahead-of-print), 1-15.

Koukounas, E., & McCabe, M. (1997). Sexual and emotional variables influencing sexual response to erotica. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 35(3), 221-230.

Kvalem, I. L., Træen, B., Lewin, B., & Štulhofer, A. (2014). Self-perceived effects of internet pornography use, genital appearance satisfaction, and sexual self-esteem among young scandinavian adults. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace.

Lambert, N. M., Negash, S., Stillman, T. F., Olmstead, S. B., & Fincham, F. D. (2012). A love that doesn’t last: Pornography consumption and weakened commitment to one’s romantic partner. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 31(4), 410-438.

Levy, Ariel. (2005). Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the rise of raunch culture. Melbourne: Schwartz (New York: Free Press).

Ley, D., Prause, N., & Finn, P. (2014). The emperor has no clothes: a review of the ‘pornography addiction’ model. Current Sexual Health Reports, 6(2), 94-105.

MacKinnon, Catharine, and Andrea Dworkin. (eds.). (1997). In Harm’s Way: The Pornography Civil Rights Hearings. Harvard University Press.

MacKinnon, Catharine. (1994). Only Words. London: HarperCollins.

Malamuth, N. M., Hald, G. M., & Koss, M. (2012). Pornography, individual differences in risk and men’s acceptance of violence against women in a representative sample. Sex Roles, 66(7-8), 427-439.

Mancini, C., Reckdenwald, A., & Beauregard, E. (2012). Pornographic exposure over the life course and the severity of sexual offenses: Imitation and cathartic effects. Journal of Criminal Justice, 40(1), 21-30.

Marques, O. (2014). Women’s Use of Sexually Explicit Materials: Making Meaning, Negotiating Contradictions and Framing Resistance (Doctoral dissertation, University of Ottawa).

Mason-Grant, J.  (2004) Pornography Embodied: From Free Speech to Sexual Practice. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers. 

Matrix, Cherie et al. (eds.). (1996). Tales from the Clit: A Female Experience of Pornography. A K Pr Distribution.

Matthews, Jill J. (ed). (1997). Sex in Public: Australian Sexual Cultures. Sydney: Allen & Unwin

McElroy, Wendy. (1995). XXX: A Woman’s Right to Pornography. New York: St Martin’s Press.

McKee, Alan, Katherine Albury, and Catherine Lumby. (2008). The Porn Report. Carlton, Vic.: Melbourne University Publishing.

McNair, Brian. (1996). Mediated Sex: Pornography and postmodern culture. London & New York. Arnold.

O’Toole, Lawrence. (1998). Pornocopia: Porn, Sex, Technology and Desire. London: Serpent’s Tail.

Paul, B., & Kobach, M. J. (2014). Male–Female Reactions to Variations in Sexual Explicitness in Pornography: An Empirical Test of Predictions of Intra-and Inter-gender Differences. Sexuality & Culture, 18(1), 56-75.

Poulsen, F. O., Busby, D. M., & Galovan, A. M. (2013). Pornography use: Who uses it and how it is associated with couple outcomes. Journal of Sex Research, 50(1), 72-83.

Reed Hughes, K. Y., & Anderson, V. N. (2007). What turns women on? Black and White women’s sexual arousal. International Journal of Sexual Health, 19(2), 17-31.

Russell, Diana E.H. (1993). Against Pornography: The Evidence of Harm. Russell Publications.

Russell, Diana E.H. (ed). (1993). Making Violence Sexy: Feminist Views on Pornography. New York & London: Teachers College Press.
1 - Introduction.
Pt. I - Survivors of Pornography.
The Real Linda Lovelace.
A Portrait of Angel: The Life of a Porn Star.
Surviving Commercial Sexual Exploitation.
Testimony on Pornography and Incest.
Testimony on Pornography and Marital Brutality.
Testimony from Public Hearings on the Ordinance to Add Pornography as Discrimination Against Women.
Pt. II - Overview.
Pornography and Freedom.
Questions and Answers.
Pornography and Black Women’s Bodies.
Pornography and Pride.
Getting Off on Sexploitation.
Pt. III - Feminist Research on Pornography.
Pornography and Sexual Abuse of Women.
Pornography and Rape: A Causal Model.
The Experts Cop Out.
Racism in Pornography.
The Research on Women and Pornography: The Many Faces of Harm.
Evidence of Harm.
Pt. IV - Feminist Strategies and Actions Against Pornography.
Wimmin’s Fire Brigade Bombs Porn.
Unmasking Male Privilege.
Poking Around Under Rocks and Pornographers.
From Expert Witness to Jail Inmate.
Torturing Women as Fine Art: Why Some Women and Men Are Boycotting Knopf.
There Are Better Ways of Taking Care of Bret Easton Ellis Than Just Censoring Him.
From Witches to Bitches: Sexual Terrorism Begets Thelma and Louise.

Russell, Diane E.H. (1998). Dangerous Relationships: Pornography, Misogyny, and Rape. Sage.
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION: WHAT IS PORNOGRAPHY?
Defining Pornography.
Inconsistencies in Definitions.
Types of Pornography.
The Contents of Pornography.
The Circulation Rates for Selected Pornographic Magazines.
PART TWO: PORNOGRAPHIC PICTURES AS WOMAN HATRED.
Picturing Woman Hatred.
What’s in the Picture and What Does It Mean?
PART THREE: PORNOGRAPHY AS A CAUSE OF RAPE.
Pornography Is No Fantasy.
Males’ Propensity To Rape.
Pornography as a Cause of Rape.
Theory and Research.
Further Empirical Findings on Pornography as a Cause of Rape.
PART FOUR: CONCLUSION.
Introduction.
American Public Opinion on Pornography.
The Power of Pro-Porn Americans To Dominate.

Russo, Ann. (2001). Taking Back Our Lives: A Call to Action for the Violence Against Women Movement. New York: Routledge.
Includes;
Pornography’s Stories: Eroticizing Inequality, Hierarchy, and Historical Atrocity.
Lesbian Porn Stories: Rebellion And/Or Resistance? / Ann Russo and Lourdes Toress

Ryan, K. M. (2011). The relationship between rape myths and sexual scripts: The social construction of rape. Sex Roles, 65(11-12), 774-782.

Segal, Lynne, and Mary McIntosh. (eds.). (1992). Sex Exposed: Sexuality and the Pornography Debate. London: Virago

Seigfried-Spellar, K. C., & Rogers, M. K. (2013). Does deviant pornography use follow a Guttman-like progression?. Computers in Human Behavior, 29(5), 1997-2003.

Senn, C. Y., & Desmarais, S. (2004). Impact of interaction with a partner or friend on the exposure effects of pornography and erotica. Violence and victims, 19(6), 645-658.

Shim, J W. & Paul, B. M. (2014). The role of anonymity in the effects of inadvertent exposure to online pornography among young adult males. Social Behavior & Personality: an international journal, 42(5), 823-834.

Simons, L. G., Simons, R. L., Lei, M. K., & Sutton, T. E. (2012). Exposure to harsh parenting and pornography as explanations for males’ sexual coercion and females’ sexual victimization. Violence and victims, 27(3), 378-395.

Soble, Alan. (2002). Pornography, Sex, and Feminism. Prometheus Books.

Stan, Adele M. (ed). (1995). Debating Sexual Correctness: Pornography, Sexual Harassment, Date Rape, and the Politics of Sexual Equality. New York: Delta.

Stark, Christine, and Rebecca Whisnant. (eds.). (2004). Not For Sale: Feminists Resisting Pornography & Prostitution. Melbourne: Spinifex Press.
Includes;
Confronting Pornography: Some Conceptual Basics / Rebecca Whisnant.
Prostitution and the New Slavery / Vednita Carter.
In and Out: A Survivor’s Memoir of Stripping / Taylor Lee.
Pornography, Prostitution, and a Beautiful and Tragic Recent History / Andrea Dworkin.
Strategies of Connection: Prostitution and Feminist Politics / Margaret Baldwin.
Left Labor in Bed with the Sex Industry / Joyce Wu.
Sex and Feminism: Who is Being Silenced? / Adriene Sere.
Prostitution as a Harmful Cultural Practice / Sheila Jeffreys.
What Does Pornography Say About Me(n)? How I Became an Anti-Pornography Activist / Rus Ervin Funk.
Pornography and International Human Rights / John Stoltenberg.
Girls to Boyz: Sex Radial Women Promoting Prostitution, Pornography and Sadomasochism / Christine Stark.
Cunstpeak: Words from the Heart of Darkness / Jane Caputi.

Stoltenberg, John. (1990). Refusing To Be a Man: Essays on Sex and Justice. CA & Suffolk: Fontana/Collins.
Includes;
The Forbidden Language of Sex.
Pornography and Freedom.
Confronting Pornography as a Civil-Rights Issue.

Strossen, Nadine. (1995). Defending Pornography: Free Speech, Sex, and the Fight for Women’s Rights. London: Simon & Schuster.

van Oosten, J. M., Peter, J., & Boot, I. (2012). Being Involved in Something One Should not Get Involved With: Women’s Resistance to Sexual Music Videos.

van Oosten, J. M., Peter, J., & Boot, I. (2015). Women’s Critical Responses to Sexually Explicit Material: The Role of Hyperfemininity and Processing Style. The Journal of Sex Research, 52(3), 306-316.

Vnuk, Helen. (2003). Snatched: Sex & Censorship in Australia. Sydney: Random House.

Williams, Linda. (ed.). (2004). Porn Studies. Durham, NC, and London, UK: Duke University Press.
Porn studies: proliferating pornographies on/scene: an introduction / Linda Williams.
How to do things with the Starr Report: pornography, performance, and the president’s penis / Maria St. John.
Sex in the suburban: porn, home, movies, and the live action performance of love in Pam and Tommy Lee: Hardcore and uncensored / Minette Hillyer.
Office sluts and rebel flowers: the pleasures of Japanese pornographic comics for women / Deborah Shamoon.
Going on-line: consuming pornography in the digital era / Zabet Patterson.
Homosociality in the classical American stag film: off-screen, on-screen / Thomas Waugh.
The cultural-aesthetic specificities of all-male moving-image pornography / Rich Cante and Angelo Restivo.
What do you call a lesbian with long fingers?: the development of lesbian and dyke pornography / Heather Butler.
The gay sex clerk: Chuck Vincent’s straight pornography / Jake Gerli.
The resurrection of Brandon Lee: the making of a gay Asian American porn star / Nguyen Tan Hoang.
Skin flicks on the racial border: pornography, exploitation, and interracial lust / Linda Williams.
Crackers and whackers: the white trashing of porn / Constance Penley.
Pinup: the American secret weapon in World War II / Despina Kakoudaki.
Gauging a revolution: 16 mm film and the rise of the pornographic feature / Eric Schaefer.
Video pornography, visual pleasure, and the return of the sublime / Franklin Melendez.
Andy Warhol’s Blow job: toward the recognition of a pornographic avant-garde / Ara Osterweil.
Unbracketing motion study: Scott Stark’s NOEMA / Michael Sicinski.

Wright, Paul J., Robert S. Tokunaga, and Ashley Kraus. (2015). A MetaAnalysis of Pornography Consumption and Actual Acts of Sexual Aggression in General Population Studies. Journal of Communication, December.

Wright, P. J. (2015). Americans’ attitudes toward premarital sex and pornography consumption: A national panel analysis. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 44(1), 89-97.

Wright, P. J., Sun, C., Steffen, N. J., & Tokunaga, R. S. (2014). Pornography, alcohol, and male sexual dominance. Communication Monographs, (ahead-of-print), 1-19.