Dilemmas of Desire: Teenage Girls Talk about Sexuality

Dilemmas of Desire: Teenage Girls Talk about Sexuality

by Deborah L. Tolman
     
 

What teenage girls make of their awakening sexuality--distant from and yet susceptible to cultural stereotypes--emerges for the first time in Deborah Tolman's Dilemmas of Desire. Thoughtful, vivid, and richly informed, this revealing book begins the critical work of understanding the sexuality of young women in all its personal, social, and emotionalSee more details below

Overview

What teenage girls make of their awakening sexuality--distant from and yet susceptible to cultural stereotypes--emerges for the first time in Deborah Tolman's Dilemmas of Desire. Thoughtful, vivid, and richly informed, this revealing book begins the critical work of understanding the sexuality of young women in all its personal, social, and emotional significance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674018563
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
10/24/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
551,896
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

1. Getting beyond "It Just Happened"

2. Voices of Desire

3. Sounds of Silence

4. Dangers of Desire

5. Parameters of Pleasure

6. Geographies of Desire

7. Speaking of Desire

On Methodology

Notes

References

Index

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