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The sociological meaning of the McDonald’s

Considering whether the contemporary adult entertainment industry is becoming McDonaldized, Katheryn Hausbeck and Barbara Brents touch on a central irony. Even as rationalization of sex for sale expands the market by making erotica more easily available, relatively inexpensive, and safer, it “leads to greater dehumanization, less diversity of desires, and more stratification” (p. 106). This… View Article