Slut! Growing up Female with a Bad Reputation

ISBN-10: 0060957409

ISBN-13: 9780060957407

Edition: 2000

Authors: Leora Tanenbaum

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Girls may be called "sluts" for any number of reasons, including being outsiders, early developers, victims of rape, targets of others' revenge. Often the labels has nothing to do with sex -- the girls simply do not fit in. An important account of the lives of these young women, Slut! weaves together powerful oral histories of girls and women who finally overcame their sexual labels with a cogent analysis of the underlying problem of sexual stereotyping. Author Leora Tanenbaum herself was labeled a slut in high school. The confessional article she wrote for Seventeen about the experience caused a sensation and led her to write this book.
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Book details

List price: $13.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 8/22/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Introduction
Insult of Insults
"Then There Were the Tramps": The "Slut" Label in the 1950s
"She's So Loose": The Sexual Girl
"She Asked for It": The Raped Girl
"Not One of Us": The Outsider
From Sexism to Sexual Freedom
What to Do
App. B: Resources List
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index
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