Youth and Pornography in Australia: Evidence on the extent of exposure and likely effects

by Michael Flood and Clive Hamilton

This paper examines the extent to which youth in Australia is exposed to pornography through the Internet and X-rated videos and summarises the literature on the possible harmful effects of that exposure, drawing from this the conclusion that youth should be protected to a far greater extent than it currently is. Some of the material in this paper is confronting and may offend.

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