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Contents ■ ■ ■ ■ Preface ix Acknowledgments xiii 1. Introduction 1 2. Contextualizing the Study: Establishing an Interpretive Framework 12 3. What’s a Young Woman (Not) to Think? Sifting through Early Messages about Hetero-Relations 33 4. Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall: Deciding How/Who to Be in Hetero-Relationships 79 5. Managing Contradictions: Getting in, out, and around Hetero-Relations 111 6. Controlling the Damage: Making Meaning When “Things Go Badly” 149 7. Conclusion 190 Afterword: Lingering Dilemmas: How Much Do We Want to Know? 207 Appendix A: Individual Interview Guide 213 Appendix B: Group Interview Discussion Topics 219 Appendix C: Analysis: Working with the Data 221 Notes 225 References 233 Index 243 About the Author 255 ...

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ISBN
9780814768150
Related ISBN
9780814766576
MARC Record
OCLC
50724089
Pages
272
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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