Exposure to pornography among youth in Australia

  title={Exposure to pornography among youth in Australia},
  author={Michael Flood},
  journal={Journal of Sociology},
  pages={45 - 60}
  • M. Flood
  • Published 1 March 2007
  • Law
  • Journal of Sociology
Youth in Australia are routinely exposed to sexually explicit images. Among 16- and 17-year-olds, three-quarters of boys and one-tenth of girls have ever watched an X-rated movie. Three-quarters of 16- and 17-year-olds have been exposed accidentally to pornographic websites, while 38 percent of boys and 2 percent of girls have deliberately accessed them. Internet pornography is a particularly pervasive source of minors’ exposure to pornography, both accidental and deliberate. Two features of… 

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