The objectification of women in mainstream pornographic videos in Australia

  title={The objectification of women in mainstream pornographic videos in Australia},
  author={Alan McKee},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  pages={277 - 290}
  • A. McKee
  • Published 1 November 2005
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Sex Research
Using twelve measures of objectification, I measured the degree to which women are objectified in mainstream pornographic videos in Australia. Seven of the measures allowed for direct comparison of female and male objectification. Of these, one shows women being more objectified than men (presence of orgasms, where women have fewer orgasms). Three show men being more objectified than women (in time spent looking at camera, where men return the gaze significantly less; in time spent talking to… 
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