• Myth-Busting the Pornography Industry’s Propaganda

    October 18, 2017 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    ‘The Sexualized Body and the Medical Authority of Pornography’, Edited by Heather Brunskell-Evans (Cambridge Scholars), is an incredibly incisive analysis of how the porn industry shapes our culture, our bodies and our brains. Liberals like myself have been wont to defend the porn industry and its participants, seeing their art as a constitutionally protected form…

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  • The Changing Face of Patriarchy: Is it receding or just reinventing itself?

    October 6, 2017 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    FiLiA Conference 2017 14th October – 15th October 2017 UCL Institute Of Education 20 Bedford Way London, WC1H 0AL + Google Map Pricing: One day £50 (£30 concession) Two days £80 (£50 concession) Party £5 (£3 concession) Children 0 – 12 free Is patriarchy dying off or is it just mutating, reinventing itself in order…

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  • Pornography and the Middle-Aged Straight Man

    October 6, 2017 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    I found myself spending the few days over the New Year period in a community deep in the UK countryside. Apart from sharing domestic chores, much of the time could be spent deliciously relaxing on sofas arranged around a huge wood burning stove. On one such occasion I found myself sitting next to a total…

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  • The Sexualised Body and the Medical Authority of Pornography

    October 3, 2017 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    The Sexualised Body and the Medical Authority of Pornography Performing Sexual Liberation Editor(s): Heather Brunskell-Evans Subject: Cultural Studies This edited collection examines pornography as a material practice that eroticises gender inequality and sexual violence towards women. It addresses the complex relationship between pornography and medicine (in particular, sexology and psycho-therapy) whereby medicine has historically, and…

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