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Pleasurable risk

Pleasurable risk

Fanghanel, Alexandra ORCID: 0000-0002-4041-561X and Zampini, Giulia Federica ORCID: 0000-0002-9456-4792 (2021) Pleasurable risk. In: Fanghanel, Alexandra ORCID: 0000-0002-4041-561X , Milne, Emma, Zampini, Giulia Federica ORCID: 0000-0002-9456-4792 , Banwell, Stacy ORCID: 0000-0001-7395-2617 and Fiddler, Michael ORCID: 0000-0002-0695-6770 , (eds.) Sex and Crime. Key Approaches to Criminology . SAGE Publications Ltd, London, pp. 179-202. ISBN 978-1526491138; 978-1529752281; 1529752280

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In this chapter, we explore sexualised risk and its intersection with harm and pleasure. We do this by analysing three case studies against a contemporary background of anxiety about public health, the role that pleasurable violence should have in society, homophobia, racism and misogyny. Drawing on examples principally taken from the UK and the USA, we explore how these instances of pleasurable sexualised risk-taking have evolved, and how, as criminologists, we might think about them. To do this, we revisit the themes of consent, resistance and harm that we have already seen in Chapters 2 and 4. We add to this a more explicit discussion of risk, and how risky leisure may be conceptualised.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Part Three: Sex, cultures, and crime; Chapter Nine: Pleasurable risk
Uncontrolled Keywords: edgework; risk; harm; BDSM; chemsex; bug-chasing
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Law & Criminology (LAC)
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