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Why Have Kids?: A New Mom Explores the Truth about Parenting and Happiness

Jessica Valenti - Family & Relationships - 2012 - 178 pages
A high-profile feminist, and a mother herself, explores the question of whether or not to have children, and how having children changes the life of parents, often not for the ...
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Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman's Guide to Why Feminism Matters

Jessica Valenti - Social Science - 2007 - 289 pages
Feminism isn't dead. It just isn't very cool anymore. Enter Full Frontal Feminism, a book that embodies the forward-looking messages that author Jessica Valenti propagates on ...
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Girls' Studies: Seal Studies

Elline Lipkin - Social Science - 2009 - 268 pages
Professors and students alike are taking interest in Girls' Studies--the socialization of girls versus boys--and beginning to analyze the impact of media, pop culture ...
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The End of Sex: How Hookup Culture is Leaving a Generation Unhappy, Sexually ...

Donna Freitas - Family & Relationships - 2013 - 221 pages
Discusses how college students are pressured by their peers to have casual sexual encounters which leave them ambivalent and isolated, and presents advice on how they can avoid ...
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Sexy Feminism: A Girl's Guide to Love, Success, and Style

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, Heather Wood Rudúlph - Social Science - 2013 - 224 pages
"We live in a society where sex is used against women as much as it’s used by women. Sexy Feminism calls foul on that (and other) double standards—and makes manifest my ...
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A Little F'd Up: Why Feminism Is Not a Dirty Word

Julie Zeilinger - Social Science - 2012 - 272 pages
Young women today have a bad reputation, and for good reason: They’re sexting their classmates, they spend more time on FaceBook than they do in class, and their appetite for ...
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Teen Pregnancy

Emma Carlson Berne - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 128 pages
Presents essays offering varying opinions on teen pregnancy, covering such topics as access to emergency contraception, abstinence-only education, adoption, abortion, and the ...
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Porn Chic: Exploring the Contours of Raunch Eroticism

Annette Lynch - Design - 2013 - 224 pages
The mainstreaming of pornographic imagery into fashion and popular culture at the turn of the millennium in Britain and the US signalled a dramatic cultural shift in ...
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What Our Mothers Didn't Tell Us: Why Happiness Eludes the Modern Woman

Danielle Crittenden - Social Science - 2009 - 208 pages
Talk to women under forty today, and you will hear that in spite of the fact that they have achieved goals previous generations of women could only dream of, they nonetheless ...
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Madonna and Me: Women Writers on the Queen of Pop

Laura Barcella - Social Science - 2012 - 272 pages
Collects pieces on the popular singer by women writers, covering a wide range of opinions on her life, her creative work, her sexuality, and her social significance.
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