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Jane Austen and the case for extreme porn
The seminar was reported in the Times on Saturday 17 March 2007 – read the report!
Read the interview with Clare McGlynn about the seminar and the proposals in the Northern Echo.
Extreme Pornography on Radio 4's Women's Hour
Durham Law Professor, Clare McGlynn, talks to Jenni Murray about the Government's proposals to criminalise the possession of extreme pornography.
The study of naked truths hits a brick wall
In a world where adult movie-makers direct pop videos and Playboy-branded goods are sold in the Argos catalogue, pornography is pervasive. But despite the ubiquity of an industry estimated to be worth £1 billion in the UK alone and the "pornographication" [sic] of mainstream culture, when it comes to porn we face a glaring knowledge gap because it remains a no-go area for most academics.