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Men Explain Things to Me Updated Edition
Men Explain Things to Me Updated Edition
by Rebecca Solnit
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In her comic, scathing essay “Men Explain Things to Me,” Rebecca Solnit takes on what often goes wrong in conversations between men and women. She writes about men who wrongly assume they know things and wrongly assume women dont, about why... (read more)

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I Am Not a Slut: Slut-Shaming in the Age of the Internet
I Am Not a Slut: Slut-Shaming in the Age of the Internet
by Leora Tanenbaum
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Young women today are encouraged to express themselves sexually. Yet when they do, they are derided as "sluts." Caught in a double bind of mixed sexual messages, they're confused. To fulfill the contradictory roles of being sexy but not... (read more)

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An Intimate Life: Sex, Love, and My Journey as a Surrogate Partner
An Intimate Life: Sex, Love, and My Journey as a Surrogate Partner
by Cheryl Cohen Greene
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For the past forty years, Cheryl Cohen Greene has worked as a surrogate partner, helping clients to confront, consider, and ultimately accept their sexuality. In this riveting memoir, Cohen Greene shares some of her most moving cases, and also reveals... (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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Now in paperback, the New York Times bestseller--with over 91,000 copies in print--that takes you behind closed doors to see what really goes on in America's sororities. Ever wonder what sorority life is really like? In Pledged, bestselling author... (read more)

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Speaking Truth to Power
Speaking Truth to Power
by Anita Hill
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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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From its beginnings in Twilight fan-fiction to its record-breaking sales as an e-book and paperback, the story of the erotic romance novel Fifty Shades of Grey and its two sequels is both unusual and fascinating. Having sold over... (read more)

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Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure (Radical Thinkers)
Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure (Radical Thinkers)
by Lynne Segal
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Lynne Segal is Anniversary Professor of Psychology and Gender Studies in the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck College. Her books include Out of Time; Is the Future Female?; and Slow Motion.... (read more)

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Redefining Rape: Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage and Segregation (13 Edition)
Redefining Rape: Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage and Segregation (13 Edition)
by Estelle B. Freedman
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2014 Frances Richardson Sierra-Keller Prize, Western Association of Women... (read more)

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Virgin or Vamp
Virgin or Vamp
by Helen Benedict
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In the last few years, the national press has lavished coverage on several major sex-related scandals: the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill hearings, the William Kennedy Smith rape trial, and the Mike Tyson case. With each event came lurid stories pitting... (read more)

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Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown, the Woman Behind Cosmopolitan Magazine
Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown, the Woman Behind Cosmopolitan Magazine
by Jennifer Scanlon
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The biography of the revolutionary magazine editor who created the “Cosmo Girl” before Sex and the City’s Carrie Bradshaw was even born As the author of the iconic Sex and the Single Girl (1962) and the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan... (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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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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Intercourse
Intercourse
by Andrea Dworkin
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The book that Andrea Dworkins best known for-in which she provoked the argument that ultimately split apart the feminist movement-is being reissued for the young women and men of the twenty-first... (read more)

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Living Between Danger and Love: The Limits of Choice
Living Between Danger and Love: The Limits of Choice
by Kathleen Jones
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"Andrea O'Donnell did not fit what criminal justice experts call the "victim profile." The twenty-seven-year old women's studies major at San Diego State University was the director of the campus Women's Resource Center and a self-defense... (read more)

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The Purity Myth: How America's Obsession with Virginity Is Hurting Young Women
The Purity Myth: How America's Obsession with Virginity Is Hurting Young Women
by Jessica Valenti
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The Purity Myth presents a revolutionary argument that girls and women are overly valued for their sexuality and offers solutions for a future without a damaging emphasis on virginity.... (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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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, but chronic pain problems... (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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Emily Summers would never forget the passionate affair with Cal Westen that left her yearning for what he couldn't give her. But the charismatic, commitment-wary E.R. surgeon had given her something. And it was time he knew the truth--so he could be the... (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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Jane Gallop is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. She is the author of numerous books, including Thinking Through the Body, The Daughter’s Seduction, and Around 1981: Academic... (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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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 structura"... (read more)

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