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American Taboo: The Forbidden Words, Unspoken Rules, and Secret Morality of Popular Culture

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Flatulence ... male nudity ... abortion ... masturbation: these are just a few of the taboo topics in the United States. What do culturally enforced silences about certain subjects say about our society--and our latent fears? This work provides a broad yet detailed overview of popular culture's most avoided topics to explain why they remain off-limits and examines how they are presented in contemporary media--or, in many cases, delicately explored using euphemism and innuendo. The author offers fascinating, in-depth ...

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