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Going Steady: Permissiveness, Petting, and Premarital Sex 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/9781469623788.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on a selection of teen couples in the 1950s, who were “going steady” and experimented in intense and intimate sexual acts, including premarital intercourse. Going steady—a ... More


The Courtship Process and Union Formation*

Arland Thornton, William G. Axinn, and Yu Xie

in Marriage and Cohabitation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226798660
eISBN:
9780226798684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226798684.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter, which explores the influence of both parents and children during the years when the children are making decisions about union formation, considers the influence of the individual ... More


December 1966: At Home with the Blues

Jas Obrecht

in Stone Free: Jimi Hendrix in London, September 1966-June 1967

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647067
eISBN:
9781469647081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647067.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

Jimi deepens his entanglement with manager Michael Jeffery by signing another ill-advised contract, and moves with Chas Chandler and Kathy Etchingham into an apartment owned by Ringo Starr. He begins ... More


Jazz Dance and Racism

Carlos Jones

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0028
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines the complications of race and class as a part of the jazz dance story. Acceptance as an art form has eluded jazz dance for decades. Much of this can be attributed to the ... More


Race, Self-Invention, and Dusty Springfield’s Voice

Alexandra M. Apolloni

in Freedom Girls: Voicing Femininity in 1960s British Pop

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190879891
eISBN:
9780190879938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879891.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

In the 1960s, Dusty Springfield’s voice earned her frequent comparisons to African American vocalists. This chapter argues that Springfield’s vocal sound reveals how racialized listening processes ... More


Freedom Girls: Voicing Femininity in 1960s British Pop

Alexandra M. Apolloni

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190879891
eISBN:
9780190879938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879891.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

Freedom Girls: Voicing Femininity in 1960s British Pop shows how the vocal performances of girl singers in 1960s Britain defined—and sometimes defied—ideas about what it meant to be a young woman in ... More


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