By Lauren Rosewarne

ISBN-10: 0313399336

ISBN-13: 9780313399336

America's often-unspoken morality codes make many issues taboo in "the land of the free." This booklet analyzes hundreds of thousands of pop culture examples to show how the media either avoids and alludes to how we derive excitement from our bodies.

• Analyzes an important variety of pop culture examples in a full of life and hugely readable writing style

• Identifies and examines 12 separate taboos of the media

• presents interdisciplinary assurance that intersects with a large choice of topic parts, together with cultural stories, philosophy, feminism, and queer culture

• bargains not just in-depth descriptions of cultural taboos but in addition transparent reasons of why they exist

• offers interesting and precious info for basic audiences in addition to scholars and students of pop culture, political technological know-how, sexuality and gender reports, and sociology

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