Dealing with Pornography: The Case against Censorship

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Paul Wilson


DEALING WITH
PORNOGRAPHY.
THE CASE AGAINST
CENSORSHIP

Paul Wilson is Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences at Bond University and former Research Director at the Australian Institute of Criminology. He is the author of over 26 books on social issues and crime including The Other Side of Rape, Black Death White Hands and Murder of the Innocents. He was a regular columnist with Melbourne's Herald Sun and is a frequent contributor to public debates on crime and related topics.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page 3
  • Contents 5
  • 1 - Pornography and Attempts to Ban It 6
  • 2 - The Silliness of Censorship 10
  • 3 - Australia's Censorship System 14
  • 4 - Media Portrayals of Women and Sex 19
  • 5 - The Fantasy Called Porn 26
  • 6 - Consumers and Producers 29
  • 7 - The Alleged Harmfulness of Pornography 35
  • 8 - The 'Pornography Made Me Do It', Myth 38
  • 9 - The Legal Remedy 42
  • 10 - Free Speech and Censorship 46
  • 11 - Technological Porn 50
  • 12 - Myth-Making and the Censorship Debate 56
  • Further Reading 62
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