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Hard to get : twenty-something women and the paradox of sexual freedom

Author: Leslie C Bell
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the love lives of twenty-something American women in the San Francisco Bay Area, revealing that young women have more opportunities and information than previous generations, but that unsatisfying sex and relationships tend to stem from sexual freedom.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie C Bell
ISBN: 9780520261495 0520261496
OCLC Number: 803471110
Description: xi, 262 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The paradox of sexual freedom --
The new taboo: Katie --
The bad girl: Jayanthi --
A pill to kill desire: Claudia --
The good girl: Alicia --
On not having it all: Phoebe --
How does she do it? Maria and Susan --
Maybe she's born with it: Sophia and Jeanette --
Conclusion: what's a modern woman to do? --
Appendices.
Responsibility: Leslie C. Bell.

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Offers insights into many ways that sex, love, and satisfying relationships prove elusive to the featured young women as they navigate the new emotional landscape of the 21st century. This book  Read more...

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