Philosophical, Theoretical and Legal Approaches to Pornography
Philosophical and Theoretical Approaches to Pornography
Major distinction exists between feminist and Non-feminist Approaches
prostitution is considered one of the classic examples of a victimless crime
it is also one of the most stigmatized activities and as such raises several important
what is prostitution and how did it start
What is a Victimless Crime?
The commonly accepted definition of victimless crimes usually includes the following
1. Consensual activity carried out by consenting adults.
2. The activity in question is either illegal (e.g. drug use) or heavily
The New Republic, May 17, 1999 p16(1)
The end of euthanasia? Death's Door. (Jack Kervorkian's
murder conviction) Ezekiel J. Emanuel.
Abstract: Physician Jack Kevorkian was convicted of
second-degree murder in March, 1999, bringing a stop to
his actions of
Suicide and Euthanasia
three important issues are involved in the right to die debate
Suicide - intentional taking of ones own life - not currently illegal but assisting a
suicide is illegal in all states except Oregon .
Euthanasia - assisting a person c
Suicide and Euthanasia
There is little question that suicide and euthanasia, along with the related topic of assisted
suicide, are extremely important to any human-rights discussion of deviance and social
control. Taken together, these three top
Just Say No to the War on Drugs
I would like to begin by dedicating this presentation to George Orwell (1903-1950), the
renowned English novelist, essayist; and social critic, and that is because of his brilliant and
Crime, Law & Social Change 32: 83-102, 1999.
2000 KluwerAcademic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands.
Prostitution control in America: Rethinking public policy*
Department of Sociology, George Washington University, Washington,
Prostitution represents one of the most frustrating and contradictory social and
political dilemmas facing contemporary society. The roots of this dilemma stem both from
the ambivalent attitudes towards prostitution expressed by the
Socio-Legal and Philosophical Approaches to Prostitution
Prostitution is morally wrong and should be repressed - often tied to religious principles.
Female prostitutes often considered more at fault than male customers. Also often li
Definition: Sexual content designed to arouse or satisfy sexual feelings - currently one of the
most controversial issues which incorporates a wide range of social, ethical and legal issues
Erotica: is defined as sexually suggestive material b
Society, Sept 1999 v36 i6 p16
Pornography versus Democracy. (censorship and society) Walter Berns.
Abstract: Pornography is at the extreme end of the continuum in discussions of
censorship and freedom of speech. A discussion of pornography, the problem of
Policy Review, Feb 2001 p3
Pornography, Main Street To Wall Street. HOLMAN W. JENKINS JR.
Full Text: COPYRIGHT 2001 Heritage Foundation
PORNOGRAPHY IS NOT a subject one would expect to come up at a baby shower. But
there I was when two Manhattan women of
Pornography represents one of the most controversial issues facing American society.
Indeed, in some respects it is equally as controversial as drugs and prostitution, albeit for
somewhat different reasons. In broad sociological terms, pornogr
drug = any psychoactive substance which alters consciousness
drug use is considered deviant behavior only under certain conditions and
several important factors affect the issue of drugs and society
Drug Use and Abuse
The is little doubt that drug use constitutes one of the most serious problems facing North
American society in the twenty first century. This opinion is shared by politicians, police
officials, media commentators, the general public an
How is the Drug Industry Organized
How big is the drug industry - this is an important question to which we have no
real answer - estimates vary depending on source - FBI estimates for 1995 placed
world wide drug trade at $1 trillion worldw
UNESCO Courier, July 2001 p54
A release from life. (Dutch policy on euthanasia and suicide for the
terminal or weary elderly)(Brief Article) WYBO ALGRA.
Full Text: COPYRIGHT 2001 UNESCO
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