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Slut! : growing up female with a bad reputation

Author: Leora Tanenbaum
Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Seven Stories Press 1st edView all editions and formats
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Leora Tanenbaum's Slut! is an account of the lives of young women who stand up to the destructive power of name-calling. Slut! seamlessly weaves together three narrative threads: powerful oral histories from an impressive and diverse group of girls and women who tell us their stories and how they finally overcame sexual labelling; Leora's own fascinating story; and her cogent analysis of the underlying problem of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leora Tanenbaum
ISBN: 1888363940 9781888363944
OCLC Number: 40632438
Description: 287 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Insult of Insults --
Ch. 2. "Then There Were the Tramps": The "Slut" Label in the 1950s --
Ch. 3. "She's So Loose": The Sexual Girl --
Ch. 4. "She Asked for It": The Raped Girl --
Ch. 5. "Not One of Us": The Outsider --
Ch. 6. From Sexism to Sexual Freedom --
App. A. What to Do.
Responsibility: Leora Tanenbaum.

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Leora Tanenbaum's Slut! is an account of the lives of young women who stand up to the destructive power of name-calling. Slut! seamlessly weaves together three narrative threads: powerful oral histories from an impressive and diverse group of girls and women who tell us their stories and how they finally overcame sexual labelling; Leora's own fascinating story; and her cogent analysis of the underlying problem of sexual stereotyping.
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