Pornography And Democratization: Legislating Obscenity In Postcommunist Russia, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Pornography And Democratization

Legislating Obscenity In Postcommunist Russia, 1st Edition

By Paul Goldschmidt

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288 pages

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Explores the politics of pornography and censorship in Russia today as a facet of the overall process of creating a liberal democracy in the Former Soviet Union. In this book, Paul Goldschmidt explores the politics of pornography in Russia today as a facet of the overall process of creating a liberal democracy in the Former Soviet Union.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Western Preconceptions -- Intelligentsiia and Narod -- Liberal Conservatives and Libertarian Censors -- Enlightening Proletarian Tastes -- The Censor is Dead, Long Live the Censor! -- Blue Laws in a Red Country -- Anti-Pornography Feminists in the Land of Misogyny -- Sexual Education as an Alternative -- Conclusions -- Russia's Chief Censors -- Administrative Structure of Glavlit

About the Author

Paul W. Goldschmidt teaches political science at the University of Wisconsin at Platteville.

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HISTORY / General