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What is the attraction? Pornography use motives in relation to bystander intervention (RESEARCH)

Posted on July 28, 2015, in Relationships, Research, Sexual Violence, Societal

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Title: What is the attraction? Pornography use motives in relation to bystander intervention
Publication: Journal of Interpersonal Violence
Author: John D. Foubert, Oklahoma State University, Ana J. Bridges, University of Arkansas
Date: 07/27/2015

Abstract Use of pornography is common among adolescents and young adults, with most men and a growing number of women viewing regularly. A vast body of research suggests pornography use is associated with multiple attitudinal and behavioral variables. One of those associations, for both men and women, is higher pornography use is correlated with a […]

Aggression and Sexual Behavior in Best-Selling Pornography Videos: A Content Analysis Update


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Title: Aggression and Sexual Behavior in Best-Selling Pornography Videos: A Content Analysis Update
Publication: Violence Against Women (Vol.16, Iss. 10
Author: Ana J. Bridges, Robert Wosnitzer, Erica Scharrer, Chyng Sun, and Rachael Liberman
Date: 10/01/2010

Abstract This current study analyzes the content of popular pornographic videos, with the objectives of updating depictions of aggression, degradation, and sexual practices and comparing the study’s results to previous content analysis studies. Findings indicate high levels of aggression in pornography in both verbal and physical forms. Of the 304 scenes analyzed, 88.2% contained physical […]

Pornography as Trafficking


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Title: Pornography as Trafficking
Publication: Michigan Journal of International Law
Author: Catharine A. MacKinnon
Date: 03/14/2005

This talk was given at the conference entitled “Pornography: Driving the Demand in International Sex Trafficking,” co-sponsored by Captive Daughters and the International Human Rights Law Institute of DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois. SUMMARY In material reality, pornography is one way women and children are trafficked for sex. … Finally, building on these distinctions, to distinguish […]

Comparing Sex Buyers with Men Who Don’t Buy Sex: “You can have a good time with the servitude” vs. “You’re supporting a system of degradation”


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Title: Comparing Sex Buyers with Men Who Don’t Buy Sex: “You can have a good time with the servitude” vs. “You’re supporting a system of degradation”
Publication: Prostitution Research & Education
Author: Melissa Farley, Emily Schuckman, Jacqueline M. Golding, Kristen Houser, Laura Jarrett, Peter Qualliotine, Michele Decker
Date: 07/15/2011

SUMMARY OF FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS This study compared 101 men who buy sex with 100 men who did not buy sex. The men who participated in this study were matched in terms of age, ethnicity, and education level. Most had a wife or girlfriend at the time of the study. Sex buyers had many more […]

Efficacy of a Sexual Assault Resistance Program for University Women

Posted on June 19, 2015, in Men, Research, Sexual Violence, Societal, Statistics, Teens, Women

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Title: Efficacy of a Sexual Assault Resistance Program for University Women
Publication: The New England Journal of Medicine
Author: Charlene Y. Senn, Misha Eliasziw, Paula C. Barata, Wilfreda E. Thurston, Ian R. Newby-Clark, H. Lorraine Radtke, Karen L. Hobden
Date: 06/11/2015

BACKGROUND Young women attending university are at substantial risk for being sexually assaulted, primarily by male acquaintances, but effective strategies to reduce this risk remain elusive. METHODS We randomly assigned first-year female students at three universities in Canada to the Enhanced Assess, Acknowledge, Act Sexual Assault Resistance program (resistance group) or to a session providing […]

The Making of Sexual Violence: How Does a Boy Grow Up to Commit Rape?


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Title: The Making of Sexual Violence: How Does a Boy Grow Up to Commit Rape?
Publication: International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
Author: Brian Heilman, Luciana Hebert, Nastasia Paul-Gera
Date: 06/01/2014

Women and girls around the world experience staggering levels of rape and other forms of sexual violence. This violence devastates lives, unhinges communities, and hampers greater social and economic development. While the severity, frequency, and purpose of this violence can broaden during times of conflict or emergency, its foundations are laid during “peacetime,” as is […]

Pornography Use and Sexual Aggression: The Impact of Frequency and Type of Pornography Use on Recidivism Among Sexual Offenders


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Title: Pornography Use and Sexual Aggression: The Impact of Frequency and Type of Pornography Use on Recidivism Among Sexual Offenders
Publication: Aggressive Behavior (Vol. 34)
Author: Drew A. Kingston1, Paul Fedoroff, Philip Firestone, Susan Curry, John M. Bradford
Date: 07/01/2008

In this study, we examined the unique contribution of pornography consumption to the longitudinal prediction of criminal recidivism in a sample of 341 child molesters. We specifically tested the hypothesis, based on predictions informed by the confluence model of sexual aggression that pornography will be a risk factor for recidivism only for those individuals classified […]

Adolescents’ Exposure to a Sexualized Media Environment and Their Notions of Women as Sex Objects


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Title: Adolescents’ Exposure to a Sexualized Media Environment and Their Notions of Women as Sex Objects
Publication: Sex Roles
Author: Jochen Peter, Patti M. Valkenburg
Date: 02/28/2007

This study was designed to investigate whether adolescents’ exposure to a sexualized media environment is associated with stronger beliefs that women are sex objects. More specifically, we studied whether the association between notions of women as sex objects and exposure to sexual content of varied explicitness (i.e., sexually nonexplicit, semi-explicit, or explicit) and in different […]

Sadomasochism: Descent into Darkness


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Title: Sadomasochism: Descent into Darkness
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Author: Robert Peters
Date: 06/01/2015

What prompted me to write this paper was the release of the film, Fifty Shades of Grey, which from what I have read portrays sadomasochism much in the same that Pretty Woman portrayed prostitution. This paper is about the dark underbelly of sadomasochism. Sadomasochism and pornography have much in common, however, and as I worked on […]

Men’s Likelihood of Sexual Aggression: The Influence of Alcohol, Sexual Arousal, and Violent Pornography


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Title: Men’s Likelihood of Sexual Aggression: The Influence of Alcohol, Sexual Arousal, and Violent Pornography
Publication: Aggressive Behavior (Vol 32, Iss 6)
Author: Kelly Cue Davis, Jeanette Norris, William H. George, Joel Martell, and Julia R. Heiman
Date: 10/17/2006

Previous research findings have indicated that both alcohol intoxication and violent pornography exposure may contribute to increased sexual aggression by men. This study used an experimental paradigm to examine the effects of a moderate alcohol dose, alcohol-related beliefs, and victim response on men’s self-reported likelihood of committing sexual aggression. A community sample of male social […]