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September 2004



Including the latest research on prostitution and pornography, this essay anthology shows how the sex industries harm those within them while undermining the possibilities for gender justice, human equality, and stable sexual relationships. From sex industries survivors to social activists and theorists such as Taylor Lee, Adriene Sere, and Kristen Anderberg, this volume asses from a feminist perspective the racism, poverty, militarism, and corporate capitalism of selling sex through strip clubs, brothels, mail-order brides, and child pornography.


Christine Stark is a feminist writer, artist, speaker, and activist of American Indian and European ancestry. She has spoken nationally and internationally on issues of rape, race, poverty, homelessness, prostitution, and pornography and organised many community events, including Amerika: Land of Rape and Genocide. Her writing and art have been published in numerous periodicals and anthologies and she has appeared on National Public Radio and various television and radio shows. She was interviewed for Dirty Little Secret, a documentary on sexual violence. She is a member of the Minnesota Indian Women's Sexual Assault Coalition and completing her MFA in Writing from Minnesota State University. Christine is a survivor of incest and a racist prostitution and pornography ring. Rebecca Whisnant received her doctorate in philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Dayton. In addition to teaching and publishing in ethics and feminist theory, she is an anti-pornography educator and peace activist who has done public speaking on topics ranging from same-sex marriage to the US wars on Afghanistan and Iraq. Her current work focuses on intersections and tensions between feminist theory and the philosophy of non-violence.


"As this brilliant and timely collection makes clear, men who respect and value women--not to mention social justice and human rights--must not avert our eyes from the sexual exploitation of women and children all around us." --Jackson Katz, cofounder, Mentors in Violence Prevention
EAN: 9781876756499
ISBN: 1876756497
Untertitel: Feminists Resisting Prostitution and Pornography. illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Spinifex Press
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2004
Seitenanzahl: 445 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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