Pornography in the Works of Andrea Dworkin: women and moral disengagement

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Title Pornography in the Works of Andrea Dworkin: women and moral disengagement
La Pornografía en la obra de Andrea Dworkin: mujer y desconexión moral
Creator Streeter, Rengifo
Subject Dworkin
Description Few feminist activists went as far as Andrea Dworkin did (1946-2005) in the struggle for censorship of pornography. This article addresses the author ‘s claim about the dehumanization of women in pornography as a product of man’ s power within the Western patriarchal culture. At the same time, in the current paper Dworkin’s proposal will be linked with the psychological mechanisms of moral disengagement proposed by Albert Bandura. Finally, as a product of the methodology described, the work of Dworkin is discussed, as well as her analysis of hostility towards women, the possible psychological mechanisms underlying the production and consumption of pornography, and the potential role of a certaintype of culture in perpetuating those dynamics.
Pocas activistas feministas llegaron tan lejos como Andrea Dworkin (1946-2005) en la lucha por la censura de la pornografía. En el presente artículo se aborda la denuncia de la autora sobre la deshumanización de la mujer en la pornografía como producto del poder del hombre dentro de la cultura patriarcal occidental.
Paralelamente, se ofrece un correlato de la propuesta de Dworkin con los mecanismos psicológicos de desconexión moral propuestos por Albert Bandura. Finalmente, y como producto de la metodología  escrita, se discute la obra de Dworkin, su análisis de la hostilidad hacia la mujer, los eventuales mecanismos psicológicos subyacentes a la producción y consumo de pornografía, y el rol de cierto tipo de cultura que perpetuaría estas dinámicas.
Publisher Escuela de Estudios Generales
Date 2018-06-27
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Format application/pdf
Source humanidades; Vol 8 No 2 (2018): July-December; 1-34
Revista humanidades; Vol. 8 Núm. 2 (2018): Julio-Diciembre; 1-34
Language spa
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