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The naked truth : why Hollywood doesn't make X-rated movies

Author: Kevin S Sandler
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2007.
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From parents and teachers to politicians and policymakers, there is a din of voices participating in the debate over how young people are affected by violence, strong language, and explicit sexual activity in films. The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) responded to this concern in 1968 when it introduced a classification and rating system based on the now well-known labels:?G,??PG,? PG-13,??R,? and?X.?.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sandler, Kevin S., 1969-
Naked truth.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006032341
(OCoLC)71833333
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin S Sandler
ISBN: 9780813541464 0813541468
OCLC Number: 191680409
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 252 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: Film Regulation before the Rating System; Chapter 2: CARA and the Emergence of Responsible Entertainment; Chapter 3: From X to NC-17; Chapter 4: The Incontestable R as a Code of Production; Chapter 5: Showgirls: The Feasibility and Fate of the NC-17 Rating; Conclusion; Notes; Index; About the Author.
Responsibility: Kevin S. Sandler.
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