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The Resource The purity myth : how America's obsession with virginity is hurting young women, Jessica Valenti

The purity myth : how America's obsession with virginity is hurting young women, Jessica Valenti

Label
The purity myth : how America's obsession with virginity is hurting young women
Title
The purity myth
Title remainder
how America's obsession with virginity is hurting young women
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Valenti
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The United States is obsessed with virginity - from the media to schools to government agencies. The Purity Myth is a critique about why this is so, and why it's problematic for girls and women. Analyzing cultural stereotypes and media messages, Jessica Valenti reveals the overt and hidden ways our society links a young woman's worth to her sexuality rather than to values like honesty, kindness, and altruism."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Valenti, Jessica
Dewey number
306.73
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ29
LC item number
.V338 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Virginity
Label
The purity myth : how America's obsession with virginity is hurting young women, Jessica Valenti
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The cult of virginity -- Tainted love -- Forever young -- The porn connection -- Classroom chastity -- Legislating sexuality -- Public punishments -- Beyond manliness -- Sex, morals, and trusting women -- Post-virgin world
Control code
259754338
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9781580052535
Lccn
2008042226
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)259754338
Label
The purity myth : how America's obsession with virginity is hurting young women, Jessica Valenti
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The cult of virginity -- Tainted love -- Forever young -- The porn connection -- Classroom chastity -- Legislating sexuality -- Public punishments -- Beyond manliness -- Sex, morals, and trusting women -- Post-virgin world
Control code
259754338
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9781580052535
Lccn
2008042226
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)259754338

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