chapter  2
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Commissions, Two Conclusions

Antipornography feminists make a distinction between sexually explicit materials designed to stimulate arousal through love, pleasure, and sensuality-erotica-from those that emphasize pain, dominance, and violence-pornography or gynothanatica (Steinem 1978, Tong 1984, pp. 9-32). Feminist legal theorists refined the argument into a detailed analysis of sexual repression and politics (MacKinnon 1982, 1983).