Are variations in gender equality evident in pornography? A cross-cultural study

  title={Are variations in gender equality evident in pornography? A cross-cultural study},
  author={Dana Rei Arakawa and Corey E. Flanders and Elaine Hatfield},
  journal={International Journal of Intercultural Relations},

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  • G. Hald
  • Psychology
    Archives of sexual behavior
  • 2006
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