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Bad girls : young women, sex, and rebellion before the sixties / Amanda H. Littauer.

  • Littauer, Amanda H.
Date
[2015]
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Chapel Hill [North Carolina] : The University of North Carolina Press, [2015]

Physical description

xiii, 259 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

Acknowledgments -- Introduction: what are we waiting for? -- Victory girls : sex, mobility, and adventure on the home front -- B-girls : soliciting drinks and negotiating sex in mid-century bars -- "Tearing off the veil" : responses to Kinsey's female report -- Going steady : permissiveness, petting, and premarital sex -- "Someone to love" : teen girls, same-sex desire, and contested meanings of immaturity in the 1950s -- Conclusion: feminist sexual futures -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    TPJ.6.AA9
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781469623788
  • 1469623781