The Resource I am not a slut : slut-shaming in the age of the Internet, Leora Tanenbaum., (ebook)

I am not a slut : slut-shaming in the age of the Internet, Leora Tanenbaum., (ebook)

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I am not a slut : slut-shaming in the age of the Internet
Title
I am not a slut
Title remainder
slut-shaming in the age of the Internet
Statement of responsibility
Leora Tanenbaum.
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Language
eng
Summary
The author of the groundbreaking work Slut! explores the phenomenon of slut-shaming in the age of sexting, tweeting, and "liking." She shows that the sexual double standard is more dangerous than ever before and offers wisdom and strategies for alleviating its destructive effects on young women's lives. Young women are encouraged to express themselves sexually. Yet when they do, they are derided as "sluts." Caught in a double bind of mixed sexual messages, young women are confused. To fulfill the contradictory roles of being sexy but not slutty, they create an "experienced" identity on social media-even if they are not sexually active-while ironically referring to themselves and their friends as "sluts." But this strategy can become a weapon used against young women in the hands of peers who circulate rumors and innuendo-elevating age-old slut-shaming to deadly levels, with suicide among bullied teenage girls becoming increasingly common. Now, Leora Tanenbaum revisits her influential work on sexual stereotyping to offer fresh insight into the digital and face-to-face worlds contemporary young women inhabit. She shares her new research, involving interviews with a wide range of teenage girls and young women from a variety of backgrounds as well as parents, educators, and academics. Tanenbaum analyzes the coping mechanisms young women currently use and points them in a new direction to eradicate slut-shaming for good
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Midwest
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1969-
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Tanenbaum, Leora
Dewey number
305.23082
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Girls
  • Teenage girls
  • Sex discrimination against women
  • Sex in popular culture
  • Bullying
  • Social media
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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I am not a slut : slut-shaming in the age of the Internet, Leora Tanenbaum., (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780062282606
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12308596
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remote
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12308596
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MWT12308596
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
I am not a slut : slut-shaming in the age of the Internet, Leora Tanenbaum., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062282606
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12308596
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12308596
System control number
MWT12308596
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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