Comm245PornographyLectureOutline2011

Comm245PornographyLectureOutline2011 - Pornography:...

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Pornography: Laboratory Studies 1982 Dolf Zillman and Jennings Bryant Students who saw 5 hours of prnogrpahic films viewed rape as a trivial crime compared with students who saw 5 hours of non-pornographic films; results applied to womaen as well as men 1977 Ed Donnerstein, UCSB 1978 Feshbach 1981 University of California at San Diego Male students were asked if they would participate in a gang rape Would be guaranteed that they would not get caught 1982 Experimental group: Students saw 5 hours of pornographic films Control group: Students saw 5 hours of non-pornographic films Prevalence of pornography 50% of all 50% of X-rated (NC-17) films that contain at least one rape scene Young women who are heavy viewers of MTV: more likely to accept sexual violence as part of “normal” relationships in real life Sex industry revenues in United States: revenues are $8 billion Effects of pornography: Real life
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1957 Roth v. United States
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