Presents a survey of the relationship between pornography and legislation in twentieth-century America, including individual court cases, a discussion of pornography in historical context, and a list of key people and events.American law and jurisprudence reflect the general unease in dealing with such issues. ... One person might view the statue of the nude David by Michelangelo as an example of high art during the Renaissance. ... responsibility for promoting the common weal; but just as government authority can be wielded to promote the good society, it also can be wielded to repress social and cultural innovation.
|Title||:||Pornography on Trial|
|Author||:||Thomas C. Mackey|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2002-01-01|