Social Theorist and Philosopher

feminist philosophy and the politics of the body

The pornography of technology: whose freedom should be preserved?

This is a discussion of the  issues around individual freedom in regards to the consumption of porn – and who is responsible for the influence it has on children The Technology section of the Guardian has published an article which examines proposed governmental restrictions of ISPs. Samuel Gibbs, the author, poses a primarily ethico-political question to the reader, and then …

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Unless we face up to our own pornography habits we can’t tackle our children’s

The results of a survey commissioned by NSPCC Childline about young people’s consumption of internet pornography have just been published. A poll of nearly 700 12 to 13-year-olds in the UK reveals that one in five of those surveyed said they had viewed images that shocked or disturbed them. One in ten children is worried that he or she is …

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