Bad girls : young women, sex, and rebellion before the sixties (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Bad girls : young women, sex, and rebellion before the sixties

Author: Amanda H Littauer
Publisher: Chapel Hill (C.) : The University of North Carolina Press, cop. 2015.
Series: Gender & American culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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La 4e page de couverture indique : "In this innovative and revealing study of midcentury American sex and culture, Amanda Littauer traces the origins of the "sexual revolution" of the 1960s. She argues that sexual liberation was much more than a reaction to 1950s repression because it largely involved the mainstreaming of a counterculture already on the rise among girls and young women decades earlier. From World  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda H Littauer
ISBN: 9781469623788 1469623781
OCLC Number: 940558432
Description: 1 vol. (xiii-259 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction: what are we waiting for? --
Victory girls : sex, mobility, and adventure on the home front --
B-girls : soliciting drinks and negotiating sex in mid-century bars --
"Tearing off the veil" : responses to Kinsey's female report --
Going steady : permissiveness, petting, and premarital sex --
"Someone to love" : teen girls, same-sex desire, and contested meanings of immaturity in the 1950s --
Conclusion: feminist sexual futures --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index
Series Title: Gender & American culture.
Responsibility: Amanda H. Littauer.

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In this innovative and revealing study of midcentury American sex and culture, Amanda Littauer traces the origins of the "sexual revolution" of the 1960s. She argues that sexual liberation was much  Read more...

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