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Author Strub, Whitney.

Title Obscenity rules : Roth v. United States and the long struggle over sexual expression / Whitney Strub.

Publication Info. Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    345.7302 STR    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    345.73027 STR    Staff Reported Missing
Description x, 268 pages ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Landmark law cases & American society
Landmark law cases & American society.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Toward obscenity : legal evolution from colonies to comstock -- Modernizing free speech : politics, sex, and the First Amendment in the early twentieth century -- Samuel Roth, from art to smut -- The absent Supreme Court : obscenity doctrine in the 1940s -- Cold War, hot lust : sexual politics in the 1950s -- Anatomy of a case -- Writing Roth : the court opines -- The two Roths : liberalization, regulation, and the apparent paradox of obscenity in the 1960s -- From porno chic to new critiques : conservatives, feminists, and backlash to obscenity -- Epilogue : after obscenity?
Subject Roth, Samuel, 1893-1974 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
United States. Supreme Court.
Trials (Obscenity) -- United States.
United States -- Trials, litigation, etc.
ISBN 9780700619375 paperback alkaline paper
0700619372 paperback alkaline paper

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