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Pornography catapulted to the leading edge of the yank women's circulate within the Nineteen Eighties. In combating Pornography, Carolyn Bronstein locates the origins of anti-pornography sentiment within the turbulent social and cultural heritage of the overdue Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies. according to broad unique archival learn, the e-book unearths that the seeds of the circulate have been planted by means of teams who protested the proliferation of ads, Hollywood movies and different mainstream media that glorified sexual violence. through the years, feminist leaders redirected the emphasis from violence to pornography to leverage rhetorical energy. combating Pornography provides a desirable account of the increase and fall of this important American social circulation and records the contributions of influential activists on either side of the pornography debate, together with the various best-known American feminists.

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