Pornography and Crime
Published Online: 26 MAR 2014
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The Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology
How to Cite
Moran, N. R. and Atkins, B. D. 2014. Pornography and Crime. The Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology. 1–5.
- Published Online: 26 MAR 2014
The relationship between pornography and crime has long been an issue of heated debate amongst researchers, theologians, feminists, and politicians. Often at the center of this debate is the question of what role, if any, does pornography play in male assaults on women, specifically sexual assaults on women. This entry examines the various definitions of pornography, some historical context, as well as current research related to the relationship between pornography and crime.
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