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Books

A selection of book sources (alphabetical order)

  • Between Voice and Silence: Women and Girls, Race and Relationship, Jill McLean Taylor,  Carol Gilligan, and Amy Sullivan 1995
  • Challenging Casanova: Beyond the Stereotype of the Promiscuous Young Male, Andrew P. Smiler, 2012
  • Dilemmas of Desire: Teenage Girls Talk about Sexuality, Deborah Tolman 2002
  • Don’t Call Us Out of Name: The Untold Lives of Women and Girls in Poor America, Lisa Dodson 1998
  • Dubious Conceptions: The Politics of Teenage Pregnancy, Kristin Luker 1996
  • Fast Girls: Teenage Tribes and the Myth of the Slut, Emily White 2002
  • Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture, Ariel Levy 2006
  • The Frailty Myth: Redefining the Physical Potential of Women and Girls, Colette Dowling 2000
  • Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist Activism, Jennifer Baumgardner 2005
  • The Lolita Effect: The Media Sexualization of Young Girls and What We Can Do About It, M. Gigi Durham 2008
  • Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future, Amy Richards and Jennifer Baumgardner 2000
  • Not Our Kind of Girl: Unraveling the Myths of Black Teenage Motherhood, Elaine Bell Kaplan 1997
  • Promiscuities: The Secret Struggle for Womanhood, Naomi Wolf 1997
  • Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth about Guilty Pleasure TV, Jennifer Pozner 2010
  • The Secret Lives of Girls: What Good Girls Really Do—Sex Play, Aggression, and Their Guilt, Sharon Lamb 2001
  • Slut: Growing Up Female With a Bad Reputation, LeoraTanenbaum 2000
  • Where the Girls Are: Growing Up Female with the Mass Media, Susan J Douglas 1995
  • What You Really Really Want: The Smart Girl’s Shame-Free Guide to Sex and Safety, Jaclyn Friedman 2011