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Learning Curves: Body Image and Female Sexuality in Young Adult Literature

Learning Curves: Body Image and Female Sexuality in Young Adult Literature (Hardback)

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Learning Curves: Body Image and Female Sexuality in Young Adult Literature examines how cultural assumptions and social constraints are reinforced and complicated through common representations of young women. Each chapter analyzes a recurrent theme in the history of young adult literature, including issues of body image, pregnancy, abortion, lesbianism, and romance.

Children'sPersonal & social issuesBody & healthSex education & the facts of lifeChildren'sPersonal & social issuesFamily issuesTeenage pregnancyEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismChildren's literature studies: generalReference & ResearchLibrary & information sciences Publisher: Scarecrow Press Publication Date: 09/07/2009 ISBN-13: 9780810859869  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Beth Younger is assistant professor of English and women's studies at Drake University.

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