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Scarlett's Sisters: Young Women in the Old South

Anya Jabour

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831014
eISBN:
9781469605166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887646_jabour
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book explores the meaning of nineteenth-century southern womanhood from the vantage point of the celebrated fictional characters' flesh-and-blood counterparts: young, elite, white women. It ... More


Someone to Love: Teenage Girls, Queer Desire, and Contested Meanings of Immaturity in the 1950s

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter analyzes the prevalence of homosexuality in the 1950s and how this was considered to be a sign of immaturity. Psychologists claimed lesbians were psychologically immature, frozen in a ... More


Sex and Harm in the Age of Consent

Joseph J. Fischel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816694754
eISBN:
9781452954363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694754.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Sex and Harm in the Age of Consent cautions against any premature pride parade for consent as our determinant of sexual freedom, permissible sex, or good sex. Consent is not ethically dispositive, ... More


Scarlett and Her Sisters: Young Women in the Old South

Anya Jabour

in Scarlett's Sisters: Young Women in the Old South

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831014
eISBN:
9781469605166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887646_jabour.4
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book explores the meaning of southern womanhood from the vantage point of young, elite, white women in the Old South during the mid-nineteenth-century. Drawing on the personal writings of more ... More


Beyond teenage biology

Amy Adele Hasinoff

in Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038983
eISBN:
9780252096969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038983.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the implications of the dominant discourse about the unruly biology of adolescence. In particular, it challenges the notion that sexting is the result of teenage hormones and ... More


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