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The politically incorrect guide to women, sex, and feminism

Author: Carrie L Lukas
Publisher: Washington, DC : Regency Pub. ; Lanham, Md. : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, ©2006.
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Argues that American feminism advocates values which do not take into account some of the complexities of career, family, and sexuality faced by women and that women need to make more informed choices using factual evidence rather than ideology.
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Lukas, Carrie L.
Politically incorrect guide to women, sex, and feminism.
Washington, DC : Regency Pub. ; Lanham, Md. : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, ©2006
(DLC) 2007282773
(OCoLC)67236834
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carrie L Lukas
ISBN: 9781596986138 1596986131
OCLC Number: 759837937
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 221 pages)
Contents: Introduction. Women's uniformed choices --
A brief history of the women's movement --
The modern feminist movement --
1. The difference between boys and girls --
The controversy about gender --
Nature or nurture? --
Root causes of the differences between men and women --
Why sex differences matter --
2. Return to romance --
Feminists' hostility to chivalry --
The important role of courtship --
The brave new world or romance --
Women's loss of power --
Rebuilding courtship --
3. Sex : love's got something to do with it --
Popular culture's love affair with sex --
Women's studies textbooks or Cosmopolitan? --
Sexual freedom is not exactly liberating --
A biological aversion to casual sex --
The benefits of serious sex --
4. Not everyone is doing it --
Popular culture's message to kids : just do it! --
Teens and young adults : not as sexually active as you, or they, might think --
Most teens think being a virgin is positive --
Parents have an important role to play --
5. The risks of safe sex --
Sex education, more than the birds and the bees --
Condoms' great P.R. --
Women's biological vulnerability --
Is safe sex making kids less safe? --
The limitations of condoms. 6. Men aren't the enemy --
Danger : men among us --
We're all victims of violence --
Redefining violence against women --
Forget men? --
Violence against women and men --
Domestic violence or wife beating? --
Is marriage to blame? --
The dubious origins of the one-in-four statistic --
Defining rape --
7. Marriage : happier ever after --
Feminists' rocky relationship with marriage --
Popular culture : celebrating weddings, not marriage --
Marriage : happier ever after --
Marriage : a good financial plan --
Marriage leads to better health --
The sexier side of marriage --
Shacking up isn't the same as tying the knot --
More than just husband and wife --
8. Divorce --
Society's changing attitudes toward divorce --
Facilitating divorce : changing marriage --
Does divorce improve a woman's chance for happiness? --
The kids are all right --
Divorce's kid-lateral damage --
9. Fertility facts --
Fertility and aging : off-limits in our politically correct culture --
No taboo about smoking's drawbacks --
Infertility : a "non-issue" for feminists and women's studies --
Facing the facts --
The consequences of not knowing the facts --
What does this mean for women? 10. Abortion --
Pro-life is not anti-woman --
Roe v. Wade's real role --
Abortions overseas, Europe is not as liberal as you might think --
Abortion as a health issue --
The health of the mother exception --
An informed choice --
11. Work in the real world --
The feminist working girl fairytale --
What most women do --
Women's greatest source of fulfillment : not their jobs --
12. The myth of having it all --
Feminist frustrations about what women really want --
Wage gap wars --
Why do we want women to work like men? --
More women working isn't reason to celebrate --
13. Daycare delusions --
The politically correct position : more government funding of institutional daycare --
Government's role in the mommy wars --
What childcare arrangement do women actually want? --
Is it guilt or good mothering? --
The muzzle on daycare critics --
The research on daycare : some negative effects on kids --
Making the decision to work --
14. Politics : all women don't think alike --
Women's political power --
What's the gender gap? --
Women's priorities --
Women support candidates they believe in, not other women --
15. Divorcing Uncle Sam --
The slanted perspective given to women --
Selling more than fashion and make-up tips --
The feminist philosophy of government --
Taxation --
Social Security --
"Free" healthcare --
Women and work --
Affirmative action --
School choice --
An agenda for women.
Other Titles: Women, sex, and feminism
Responsibility: Carrie L. Lukas.

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