Pornography And Democratization
Legislating Obscenity In Postcommunist Russia
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. He clarifi
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
Paul W. Goldschmidt teaches political science at the University of Wisconsin at Platteville.