This study analyzes court records of a county-level obscenity trial in Austin, Texas, and the appeal of the guilty verdict beginning with a Texas appellate court up to the U.S. Supreme Court of two individuals who broadcast erotized AIDS and HIV safer sex information on a public-access cable television.
The trial and appellate court decisions are reviewed in terms of argument themes, and the nature of sexual value controversy is outlined.
Erotic materials often conflict with broad-based sexual and community values, and providing erotized HIV and AIDS information products can be a form of radical political action designed to force societal change.
This study raises question as to how this trial and this type of informational product might affect the programs and activities of information resource centers, community-based organizations, libraries, and the overall mission of public health education.
Mots-clés Pascal : Education santé, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirus, Retroviridae, Virus, Accessibilité, Erotisme, Comportement sexuel, Prévention, Mass media, Télévision, Milieu culturel, Texas, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Censure, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health education, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirus, Retroviridae, Virus, Accessibility, Eroticism, Sexual behavior, Prevention, Mass media, Television, Cultural environment, Texas, United States, North America, America, Censorship, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0385675
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 25/01/1999.