Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Chapter 8

“Every technological innovation creates deviant as well as respectable possibilities” (Edgley & Kiser, 1981, p. 59). Edgley and Kiser (1981) were referring to “Polaroid sex,” that is, instant photography methods used to create homemadepornography. A quarter of a century later, this statement may equally be applied to the Internet. Ever since the beginnings of the World Wide Web, people have engaged in online sexual activities...

To cite this chapter please use:
Whitty, M. T., & Fisher, W. A. (2008). The sexy side of the internet: An examination of sexual activities and materials in cyberspace. In A. Barak (Ed.), Psychological aspects of cyberspace: Theory, research, applications (pp. 185-208). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.