How Pornography Harms

How Pornography Harms : Today's Research, Scholarly Perspectives, and Real Life Stories

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How Pornography Harms paints a complete picture of who uses today's pornography, to what effect, and how it compares to the use of previous generations. Citing the latest studies, interviews with prominent authors on the topic, and drawing from interviews with people whose lives have been affected, Dr. John Foubert exposes the devastating impact of porn. Dr. Foubert explores the effects of pornography on the brain, the spirit, the individual, men, women, teenagers, relationships, and its connection to sexual violence. The author ends with a chapter on how to recover from addictive pornography use, making it an important resource for counselors, parents, clergy, clinicians, and their clients.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 16mm | 300g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138948683
  • 9781138948686

About John D. Foubert

John D. Foubert, PhD. is an interdisciplinary scholar who has studied sexual violence since 1993 and the harms of pornography since 2006. He is a Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs at Oklahoma State University, and National President of One in Four. Dr. Foubert's 40+ peer reviewed articles appear in some of the most respected journals in Psychology, Education, and Gender Studies. Dr. Foubert is quoted frequently by national media, has testified before Congress, and has been called upon by The White House and The Pentagon for his scholarly expertise. Dr. Foubert blogs for the Huffington Post. This is his 10th book.show more

Table of contents

Endorsements. About the Author. Acknowledgements 1. Why You Should Care About Pornography 2. Pornography and the Brain 3. The Link Between Pornography and Sexual Violence 4. How The Pornography Use of Others May Affect You 5. Who Are These People? Motives of Producers and Actors in Pornography 6. Pornography and Women 7. Impact on Children and Teenagers 8. Pornography and the Spirit: How Use Connects to Spiritual and Religious Beliefs 9. The Academic Pro-Porn Movement: Keeping Women Objectified and Abused 10. Recent Trends: New Technologies, Ethical Porn, and Extreme Violence 11. How Pornography is Changing the Way People Are Having Sex 12. Same Sex Pornography 13. Child Pornography 14. What Can I Do? Confronting Pornography in Your Life, The Life of Others, and in Our Societyshow more