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Groundwood Books


Written by Debbie Nathan • Series edited by Jane Springer

For students in grades 9 | Published April 01, 2007 | ISBN 9780888997678

Cover of Pornography

Regular price $11.00 CAD

144 pages | 7 in × 5 in
Print Format

Also Available as an Ebook

About this book


Groundwork Guides

Debbie Nathan • Jane Springer

Informative and thought-provoking, this book from one of the most interesting and original thinkers currently looking at human sexuality provides a fresh view of pornography. Clearly and concisely written for young adults.

Pornography addresses a very important issue in a rational, analytical manner. Society tells us that we aren't supposed to look at pornography — much less talk publicly about it — but the Internet has created unprecedented access to porn over the last few years.

This book deals with pornography as a social issue, translating the best academic research into reader-friendly language.

"[The Groundwork Guides] are excellent books, mandatory for school libraries and the increasing body of young people prepared to take ownership of the situations and problems previous generations have left them." — Globe and Mail

About the Creators

Debbie Nathan

Debbie Nathan is an award-winning New York City-based journalist. Her many honors include the John Barlow Martin Award for Public Interest Journalist and the H.L. Mencken Award. Visit Debbie Nathan's website:

Jane Springer

Jane Springer is an author and consultant in international development. She lives in Toronto.

Awards and Praise
Debbie Nathan is frank and cool as she surveys arguments against and defenses of [pornography]...a thoroughly compelling read.
  • Commended Booklist Top 10 Youth Series - Nonfiction, 2007