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Sex and Power


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Redefining Rape: Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage and Segregation
Redefining Rape: Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage and Segregation
by Estelle B. Freedman
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Rape has never had a universally accepted definition, and the uproar over "legitimate rape" during the 2012 U.S. elections confirms that it remains a word in flux. Redefining Rape tells the story of the forces that have shaped the meaning of sexual... (read more)

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Purity Myth (09 Edition)
Purity Myth (09 Edition)
by Jessica Valenti
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The United States is obsessed with virginity — from the media to schools to government agencies. In The Purity Myth, Jessica Valenti argues that the countrys intense focus on chastity is damaging to young women. Through in-depth cultural and social... (read more)

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Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of a Self
Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of a Self
by Susan J Brison
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"Susan Brison's Aftermath is a moving personal narrative of a harrowing experience. It is at the same time a thought-provoking philosophical reflection of broad interdisciplinary interest, particularly for the study of trauma and narrative. In both... (read more)

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Unhooked: How Young Women Pursue Sex, Delay Love, and Lose at Both
Unhooked: How Young Women Pursue Sex, Delay Love, and Lose at Both
by Laura Sessions Stepp
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Features a new Afterword for this edition. A controversial look at today's sexual hook-up culture, and "[a] book...you won't stop talking about."-Patricia Cornwell From the front lines of today's sexual battlefield comes an eye-opening examination of the... (read more)

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The Color of Violence: Incite! Anthology
The Color of Violence: Incite! Anthology
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This collection of 28 essays about women and the multitude of ways they are victimized around the world by criminal justice systems, militarism, and the medical establishment is compiled by Incite!, which describes itself as "the largest multiracial... (read more)

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Unmastered: A Book on Desire, Most Difficult to Tell
Unmastered: A Book on Desire, Most Difficult to Tell
by Katherine Angel
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One of O Magazines Must-Read Books for June 2013 A provocative and personal meditation on sex, power, and female desire Todays women, were told, have more options in exercising their desire than ever before in history. And yet the way we talk... (read more)

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Female Power and Male Dominance: On the Origins of Sexual Inequality
Female Power and Male Dominance: On the Origins of Sexual Inequality
by Peggy Reeves Sanday
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In this book, Professor Peggy Sanday provides a ground-breaking examination of power and dominance in male-female relationships. How does the culturally approved interaction between the sexes originate? Why are women viewed as a necessary part of... (read more)

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Bad Girls'/' Good Girls': Women, Sex, and Power in the Nineties
Bad Girls'/' Good Girls': Women, Sex, and Power in the Nineties
by Nan Bauer Maglin
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Agents or victims, liberated or oppressed, "bad girls" or "good girls." What do these labels mean and do they further or hinder women's progress? How are today's visions of female sexuality and power like or unlike those of the past... (read more)

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Consent-Sexual Rights
Consent-Sexual Rights
by Pamela Susan Haag
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Haag examines the nineteenth-century obsession with the perils of seduction and twentieth-century disputes over white slavery, arranged marriages, interfacial relationships, and rape. The history of heterosexual modernity and identity must, she argues... (read more)

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Gender Responsible Leadership: Detecting Bias, Implementing Interventions
Gender Responsible Leadership: Detecting Bias, Implementing Interventions
by Cathar Van Nostrand
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By combining sound feminist theory and group dynamic principles with information on how to be a leader in a nonhierarchical, consensus-oriented framework, this book offers a unique approach to leadership. It deals with such issues as: the way leaders... (read more)

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The lipstick proviso :women, sex & power in the real world
The lipstick proviso :women, sex & power in the real world
by Karen Lehrman
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A radical, provocative -- and wholly new -- redefinition of feminism for the twentieth-century by a writer hailed as the "sharpest" (The New York Times) of the new feminist thinkers.... (read more)

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Violent Emotions: Shame and Rage in Marital Quarrels
Violent Emotions: Shame and Rage in Marital Quarrels
by Suzanne M Retzinger
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Broken family bonds can be one of the most intense sources of conflict. This book - which provides vital insights into the dynamics of family and other forms of violence - explores the damage caused to familial and social bonds by escalating feelings of... (read more)

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The Bonds of Love: Psychoanalysis, Feminism, & the Problem of Domination
The Bonds of Love: Psychoanalysis, Feminism, & the Problem of Domination
by Jessica Benjamin
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Why do people submit to authority and derive pleasure even others have over them? What is the appeal of domination and submission, and why are they so prevalent in erotic life? Why is it so difficult for men and women to meet as equals? Why, indeed, do... (read more)

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Elf Girl
Elf Girl
by Rev Jen
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Meet Rev Jen. Patron saint of the uncool. Cheerleader for nonconformists, geeks, and oddballs the world over. From her tiny rent-controlled apartment on Manhattan’s hip Lower East Side, she holds court over a wacky cast of friends and lovers with... (read more)

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Lost Voices: Women, Chronic Pain, & Abuse
Lost Voices: Women, Chronic Pain, & Abuse
by Nellie A Radomsky
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In this illuminating book, Dr. Nellie Radomsky explores the complexity of chronic pain in women and evidence for its association with abuse--an issue largely unrecognized by medical practitioners. Modern medical training emphasizes diagnosis and cure... (read more)

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Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women (Interpersonal Violence)
Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women (Interpersonal Violence)
by James Ptacek
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Despite significant accomplishments over the past 35 years, antiviolence activists know that justice for most abused women remains elusive. Most victims do not call the police or seek help from the courts, making it crucial to identify new ways for... (read more)

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Feminist Accused of Sexual Harassment (Public Planet Books)
Feminist Accused of Sexual Harassment (Public Planet Books)
by Jane Gallop
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Sexual harassment is an issue in which feminists are usually thought to be on the plaintiff’s side. But in 1993—amid considerable attention from the national academic community—Jane Gallop, a prominent feminist professor of literature... (read more)

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Battering of Women: The Failure of Intervention and the Case for Prevention
Battering of Women: The Failure of Intervention and the Case for Prevention
by Larry L Tifft
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Why have most interventions failed to decrease domestic violence in this country? Larry Tifft provides reasons—and suggests possible solutions—in this revealing study of the cultural, social structural, and interpersonal dynamics that support a... (read more)

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Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities
Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities
by Alexandra Robbins
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Alexandra Robbins wanted to find out if the stereotypes about sorority girls were actually true, so she spent a year with a group of girls in a typical sorority. The sordid behavior of sorority girls exceeded her worst expectations-drugs, psychological... (read more)

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Unruly Women: The Politics of Confinement & Resistance
Unruly Women: The Politics of Confinement & Resistance
by Karlene Faith
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Winner of the VanCity Book Prize, Unruly Women: The Politics of Confinement & Resistance is the seminal book about womens imprisonment that helped spark examinations around the world into the special circumstances women face in prison, as well as the... (read more)

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