Accessible through ChauntelleTibbals.com, the Exposure Store gives visitors a chance to pre-order the book, as well as watch some of the adult movies discussed in the book via DVD or VOD.
“The new website gives readers a chance to view many of the movies discussed in my book in an accessible, ad-free environment,” Dr. Chauntelle said. “It’s a great way for people to weigh what I say against what they can see for themselves on the screen.”
Dr. Chauntelle continued, “This curated resource is especially useful for folks who may feel intimidated or uncomfortable digging through an adult website but still want to engage the content in order to consider insights from the book.”
Movies available for purchase through the Exposure Store include Golden Era classics like “The Devil in Miss Jones” and “Deep Throat,” as well as contemporary titles like Wicked Pictures’ “Divorcees,” New Sensations’ “Meet Bonnie,” Extreme Comixxx’s “The Justice League of Porn Star Heroes,” titles from Elegant Angel, and more.
Exposure: A Sociologist Explores Sex, Society, and Adult Entertainment will be available to purchase July 7, 2015. To pre-order the book, click here.
The book is a first-hand narrative with a no-holds barred testimonial challenging existing stereotypes about sex and adult entertainment from the perspective of one of its foremost experts.
“There is no community more enigmatic, more influential, and more exciting than the world of adult entertainment,” said Dr. Chauntelle. “It’s my goal to break stereotypes and misconceptions about the adult industry and shed light into the reality of what it is and the people who inhabit this amazing world.”
Delving deep into the shadowed world of adult entertainment, Exposure: A Sociologist Explores Sex, Society, and Adult Entertainment offers intriguing insight into Dr. Chauntelle’s explorations of porn. She recounts humorous personal tales at her first adult industry trade convention, reflects on being an AVN Awards judge, and discusses her struggles as a scholar interested in learning more about adult entertainment. She shares her perspectives, as well as gained knowledge within the industry, in a balanced and accessible way.
Dedicated to evaluating and understanding the world’s diversifying roles of gender, sexuality, and sex work, as well as unbiased studies of the functioning of the social world, Chauntelle Tibbals, Ph.D., is one of the premier experts on adult entertainment and its effects on society. From writing riveting columns examining the value of porn as art on Uproxx.com, to debunking myths surrounding men adult film stars on MensHealth.com, and writing about porn star “bromances” on Playboy.com, Dr. Chauntelle works to enhance the understanding of unconventional communities in the general public.
Last year Dr. Chauntelle was featured in the 4th edition of “The Real World: An Introduction to Sociology,” a college textbook featuring activities, everyday life examples, and pop culture references encouraging students to think sociologically, while also showing the relevance of sociology in relationships, jobs, and future goals. Written by Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Santa Barbara City College, Jill Stein, and Associate Professor of Sociology at Northern Illinois University, Kerry Ferris, Dr. Chauntelle’s contribution adds new content with a fresh perspective.
Sociologist Chauntelle Tibbals, Ph.D. studies human interaction in and with society, making sense of the patterns and processes she sees occurring in social behavior. Dr. Chauntelle’s scholarly focus includes studies in gender, sexualities, work & organizations, media & new media, popular culture, and qualitative research methods. Her research over the past decade has centered on an extremely varied and volatile topic: the socio-cultural significance of adult content and adult content production. Through understanding both the scholarly/theoretical and real-world sides of the adult entertainment business, her work sheds a fresh critical light on a very influential and highly stigmatized component of our contemporary culture. Dr. Tibbals’ research has been published in numerous scholarly journals including Sexualities, Gender Work & Organization, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, and Stanford Law and Policy Review and is featured in W.W. Norton’s The Real World (4th ed, 2014). She is quoted and cited extensively by cultural and news media outlets including CNN, NBC News, Business Insider, ABC-Univision, BloombergTV, Huffington Post, Jezebel, Slate, Time Magazine, and KPCC (NPR). For more information, visit her official website, http://ChauntelleTibbals.com, or follow her on Twitter at http://Twitter.com/