Pornography and the law

the psychology of erotic realism and pornography by Eberhard Kronhausen

Publisher: Ballantine Books in New York

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  • Obscenity (Law) -- United States,
  • Pornography

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Statementby Eberhard and Phyllis Kronhausen.
ContributionsKronhausen, Phyllis, 1929-
The Physical Object
Pagination317 p.
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14315010M
LC Control Number60007784

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Book Description: The legal definition of child pornography is, at best, unclear. In part because of this ambiguity and in part because of the nature of the crime itself, the prosecution and sentencing of perpetrators, the protection of and restitution for victims, and the means for preventing repeat offenses are deeply controversial.

Child pornography laws in the United States specify that child pornography is illegal under federal law and in all states and is punishable by up to 20 years' imprisonment or fine of $ The Supreme Court of the United States has found child pornography to be "legally obscene", a term that refers to offensive or violent forms of pornography that have been declared to be outside.

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Their approach reveals a systematic interweaving of social science, morality, and law through three different perspectives: conservative-moralistic, liberal, and feminist. The fifth volume in the innovative Communication Concepts Pornography and the law book, this book is an invaluable addition to current research on pornography and obscenity.

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Any violation of federal child pornography law is a serious crime, and convicted offenders face severe statutory penalties. For example, a first time offender convicted of producing child pornography under 18 U.S.C. §face fines and a statutory minimum of 15 years to 30 years maximum in prison.

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Pornography is any depiction, in pictures or writing, that is intended to inappropriately arouse sexual feelings. Pornography is more prevalent in today’s world than ever before.

It may be found in written material (including romance novels), photographs, movies, electronic images, video games, social media posts, phone apps, erotic telephone. Obscenity refers to a narrow category of pornography that violates contemporary community standards and has no serious literary, artistic, political or scientific value.

For adults at least, most pornography — material of a sexual nature that arouses many readers and viewers — receives constitutional protection. However, two types of. This volume contains the oral testimony of victims of pornography, recorded at hearings on a groundbreaking civil rights law drafted by Andrea Dworkin and Catharine MacKinnon.

From the first hearings in Minneapolis in through those in Massachusetts inthe witnesses heard here offer their personal experiences of sexual subordination due to pornography.

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"Papers presented at a conference "Pornography: solutions through law," sponsored by the National Forum Foundation, and held in Dallas, Texas, on "--Page [xi]. Description: xix, pages ; 23 cm. Law enforcement authorities or customs agents may have a different threshold for what they consider to be obscene, harmful to minors, or child pornography.

For example, comic book purveyors have been prosecuted under “harm to minors laws” for furnishing young customers with titles (even inadvertently) that included a few panels of nudity. After a brief historical background, Pornography on Trial surveys and analyzes the leading issues and case law on obscenity from l to the present.

Half the book consists of documents--judicial opinions--from key cases.5/5(1). Extreme Pornography The offence of possession of extreme pornographic images in Part 5, sections 63 to 67 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act. Inthe Court went even further in upholding a state law prohibiting the possession and viewing of child pornography (Osborne v.

Ohio, U.S. S. L. 2d 98). In the s, some feminists began an attack on pornography and the way the Supreme Court had structured the legal debate using the First Amendment.

This book argues that effective implementation, enforcement and harmonization of laws could substantially help to reduce the availability and dissemination of child pornography on the internet.

At the same time, panic-led policies must be avoided if the wider problems of child sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation are to be Author: Yaman Akdeniz. Get this from a library. The law of obscenity and pornography. [Margaret C Jasper] -- From the Publisher: The law of obscenity has evolved considerably since the first cases appeared in the courts.

Most of these legal changes are the direct result of shifts in industry and cultural. Yale Law Journal Volume 69 Issue 6Yale Law Journal Article 8 Kronhausen & Kronhausen: Pornography and the Law Ephraim Margolin Follow this and additional works at: This Article is brought to you for free and open access by Yale Law School Legal Scholarship Repository.

It has been accepted for Author: Ephraim Margolin. Classifying internet pornography into three broad categories – child pornography, extreme pornography, and adult pornography – the book provides an in-depth analysis of the legal issues involved in regulating internet pornography, and argues that the notions of obscenity and indecency on their own will not provide an adequate basis for.

I am a professor at Stanford Law School, where I teach constitutional law and the law of cyberspace. I have been involved from the beginning in this debate about how best to solve the problem of controlling children’s access to pornographic material.

Child pornography and sexual grooming provide case study exemplars of problems that society and law have sought to tackle to avoid both actual and potential harm to children. Yet despite the considerable legal, political and societal concern that these critical phenomena attract, they have not, thus far, been subjected to detailed socio-legal Cited by:   In the latest episode of Crazy/Genius, we wade into the debate over pornography to determine what, if anything, can be said about its effects on our relationships.


THE BREADTH AND INCOHERENCE OF CANADA'S CHILD PORNOGRAPHY LAW III. BEYOND A UNIFIED APPROACH A. Images Involving Harm In Production B. Hate Propaganda C. Harmless. Pornography is defined as imagery, in addition to various forms of media, that depicts actions presumed to be overtly sexual and erotic in nature.

In a legal spectrum, Pornography can be defined as sexually-explicit material that is displayed or viewed with the intention of the provision of sexual gratification. Pornography & The Law.

DRS. Eberhard & Phyllis Kronhausen. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying experience fact Fanny Hill fantasy feel female follows Frank Harris genitals girl give going hair hand hard core obscenity hard core pornography Henry Miller homosexual human humor incestuous intercourse Kinsey kiss.The policing of pornography remains a subject of widespread controversy.

On Pornography provides a history of this policing and an understanding of the current debate. The authors show that obscenity law should not be understood negatively as censorship but as part of the positive administration of a particular practice of sexuality.Pub. L. 99–, which directed that par.

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