Pornology (dictionary)

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BoyWiki Dictionary: Pornology
n

¹ the study of porn, or the collected knowledge about it (like mythology).

² the study of the origin, history, and functionality of pornography in society.


The practitioner is a pornologist. The term emerged in the United States in the late 1980's or early 1990's. It now has a scholarly journal, Porn Studies, and previously books containing collections of articles studying porn. If anyone knows of a study of boy pornography please add it here.

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