The secret lives of girls (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
The secret lives of girls Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The secret lives of girls

Author: Sharon Lamb
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Summary:
Draws from interviews with pre-teens, teens, and adult women to examine the everyday behavior of "real" pre-adolescent girls, revealing how private sexual play and aggressive behavior can mold them into strong, self-assured, and well-balanced women.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Lamb
ISBN: 0743201078 9780743201070
OCLC Number: 702204748
Description: xvi, 255 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Good Girls versus Real Girls --
Pt. I. The Sexual Lives of Girls --
Ch. 1. "I'll Show You Mine If You Show Me Yours" Zeroing In On: Play. What is Play? What is Sexual Play? --
Ch. 2. Just Practicing: It's in Her Kiss --
Ch. 3. Feminine Ideals: Make-up, Midriffs, and the Pleasures of Being Objectified --
Ch. 4. Naked Barbies. Zeroing In On: Childhood Innocence and the Shaming of Sexuality --
Ch. 5. Bodies and Pleasure: If It Feels Good, Why Is It so Bad? --
Ch. 6. Playing Dead but Feeling Tingly --
Ch. 7. Wanting It and Not Wanting It --
Ch. 8. Two Kinds of Guilty Pleasure --
Ch. 9. African-American Girls and Their Secrets --
Ch. 10. Periods, Pubic Hair, Boobies, and Bodily Torture --
Ch. 11. Guilty Minds and Sexual Obsessions --
Ch. 12. Too Sexual Too Soon --
Ch. 13. Unwelcome Intrusions: Sexual Coercion in the Lives of Girls --
Ch. 14. Raising Sexual Girls: A Few Words to Parents --
Pt. II. Aggression, Destruction, and Being Mean --
Ch. 15. Aggression in Girls --
Ch. 16. A Good Girl Doesn't Do That. Zeroing In On: Tomboys --
Ch. 17. Dear Diary, I Hate Her! Secret Anger in Girls --
Ch. 18. The Aggressive Acts of Good Girls. Zeroing in On: Pranks, Mischief, and Little Meannesses --
Ch. 19. Feeling the Power --
Ch. 20. Getting Physical: Girl Athletes --
Ch. 21. Class, Clothes, and Cutting Her Down to Size. Zeroing In On: Language and Loudness --
Ch. 22. "I'm No Sucker": Fighting and Fighting Back --
Ch. 23. Raising Aggressive Girls? --
Conclusion --
Ch. 24. Welcoming Sex, Power, and Aggression into the Lives of Girls.
Responsibility: Sharon Lamb.

Abstract:

Draws from interviews with pre-teens, teens, and adult women to examine the everyday behavior of "real" pre-adolescent girls, revealing how private sexual play and aggressive behavior can mold them into strong, self-assured, and well-balanced women.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(4)

User lists with this item (2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.