Podcast: Is Pornography Really an “Industry?”
Ep. 21: Special guest, Dr. Gail Dines analyzes the big business behind porn.
While popular Internet pornography today seems like it is being mass produced by thousands of companies, the reality is that there is a porn monopoly. Could this be good news?
On this episode of the “Sexploitation?” podcast, Dr. Dines provides key insights into the corporate infrastructure behind pornography, and what might happen if the largest porn company in the world got shut down.
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Dr. Gail Dines is a professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies at Wheelock College, where she is also chair of the American Studies department. Having researched and written about the porn industry for over twenty years, Dr. Dines is internationally acclaimed as the leading expert on how pornography shapes our identities, culture, and sexuality. She is a consultant to government agencies in the US and abroad, including the UK, Norway, Iceland, and Canada.
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Visit Culture Reframed: www.culturereframed.org
Read Dr. Dines’ book: Pornland: How Porn Had Hijacked Our Sexuality