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

Author/Creator:
Littauer, Amanda H., author.
Publication:
Chapel Hill [North Carolina] : The University of North Carolina Press, [2015]
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series:
Gender & American culture
Gender and American culture
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Subjects:
Sex customs -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Sexual behavior -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Sex customs.
Women -- Sexual behavior.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781469623788
1469623781
9781469623795
OCLC:
900867964