Striptease Culture: Sex, Media and the Democratisation of Desire

Striptease Culture: Sex, Media and the Democratisation of Desire

Brian McNair


From advertisements to health and wellbeing schooling campaigns, intercourse and sexual imagery now permeate each point of tradition. Striptease Culture explores the 'sexualization' of latest existence, referring to it to wider adjustments in post-war society.

Striptease Culture is split in to 3 sections:

* half one – strains the improvement of pornography, following its flow from elite to mass tradition and the modern fascination with ‘porno-chic’
* half – considers well known cultural different types of sexual illustration within the media, relocating from backlash components in instantly male tradition and altering pictures of ladies, to the illustration of gays in modern movie and television
* half 3 – seems to be on the use of sexuality in modern paintings, examinging the inventive ‘striptease’ of Jeff Koons, and others who've used their very own bare our bodies of their work.

Also contemplating how feminist and homosexual artists have hired sexuality within the critique and transformation of patriarchy, the excessive profile of sexuality as a key contributor to public wellbeing and fitness schooling within the period of HIV and AIDS, and the consequences of the increase of striptease tradition for the way forward for sexual poltics, Brian McNair has produced an exceptional booklet within the examine of gender, sexuality and modern culture.

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