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n. Informal
Exploitative use of overt sexual themes or explicit sexual material in movies and the media.

[Blend of sex and exploitation.]

sex′ploi·ta′tive adj.


the commercial exploitation of sex in films and other media
[C20: blend of sex + exploitation]


(ˌsɛk splɔɪˈteɪ ʃən)

the exploitation of sex in films, magazines, etc.
[1940–45;b. sex and exploitation]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sexploitation - the commercial exploitation of sex or sexuality or explicit sexual material; "sexploitation by advertisers is notorious"
using, victimisation, victimization, exploitation - an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly); "capitalistic exploitation of the working class"; "paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization"


nKommerzialisierung fdes Sex
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So they are not causing particular anti-social behaviour issues because they cannot be seen, but they are putting themselves in very vulnerable situations, and especially around sexploitation, and being exploited as a result of that.
Lewd Looks: American Sexploitation Cinema in the 1960s
He said the victims were passed on from one online child sexploitation group to another in a large cybersex crime network to which the suspects belong.
Discussing films of a later date, five essays focus on art, sexploitation and pornography.
Le service des remontees mecaniques, le cas echeant etendu aux installations necessaires a Sexploitation des pistes de ski, est organise par les communes sur le territoire desquelles elles sont situees".
In Violence Against Women, Mariott tackles domestic violence, human trafficking, gender inequalities, rape during war, online "grooming," and internet sexploitation.
In terms of the relationship between cinema, sex and sexuality (homosexuality, and a queer perspective), for at least 25 years critics have been pointing out a tendency towards a greater visibility and eloquence of the theme in the movies in general (apart from porn industry), be it aesthetically or politically (as seen in the films of Oshima, Bergman, Pasolini, Sganzerla) or as part of the aesthetics that became known as sexploitation (exploration of sex as a scenic and narrative feature as in the Brazilian pornochanchada).
14) Rather, its catalogue consisted of the kinds of independently-produced film similar to those handled by the likes of Go, Replay, and Hokushin, such as the horror film Knife for the Ladies (Spangler 1972), the action film Honey Baby (Schultz 1974), the family film Elmer (Cain 1976), and the sexploitation film Love Camp (Franco 1977).
Beginning his career in earnest with the pink-film sexploitation title Kandagawa Wars (1983), Kurosawa has predominantly worked in the horror and thriller genres.
signaling current trend in sexploitation among children and young people who conduct their social lives online).
De ce fait, au cours de la conference des pays de l'Organisation Communautaire Africaine et Mauricienne (OCAM) qui s'est tenue a Lome (capitale du Togo) en avril 1972, les chefs d'etat evoquent la possibilite de creer une entreprise commune chargee de la production, de la distribution et de Sexploitation des films.