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■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Index Abuse, 4, 7–8, 11, 13, 72, 149, 156, 157, 163; emotional, toward mother, 70; by grandfather, 72; line between satisfaction and, 165; as loaded term, 174; male partner as victim of, 180; naming, 164, 192; other women’s, 173; pain of, 187; physical , 51; preventing, 199; “real,” 159; resisting , 32; taking responsibility for own, 174; verbal, 21, 131. See also Sexual abuse Abuser, 179, 183 Accountability, 197, 205 Acquaintance rape, 19, 29, 60, 66, 67, 144, 150, 151, 155, 157, 178, 181, 184, 196, 204; naming experience as, 187 Activists, 11, 205, 207; efforts of, 210; feminist, 13, 14, 190; second-wave, 10 Adolescence, 34, 39, 81, 87, 123, 200; early, lessons learned in, 33; messages about victimization, 77; and same-sex relationships , 76 Adolescent(s), 41, 163, 186, 198, 202; in Western culture, 106 Adult(s), 36, 50, 51, 58, 80, 81, 103, 169, 186; authority figure, 98; looking to, for help, 68; “together,” 87, 95 Adulthood, 10, 12, 19, 81–83, 87, 104, 110, 201; hetero-relational, 106 Advocacy, 14, 18, 65, 163, 193, 195, 198, 200, 201 Advocate(s), 11, 208, 210 Agency, 3, 5, 10, 19, 23, 31, 38, 83, 125, 156; female, 159; in hetero-relations, 192; sense of, 113, 148, 184, 194; sexual , 9, 46, 157, 160; struggle for meanings of, 204 Agent(s), 8, 48, 49, 51, 62, 93, 155, 159, 162, 178, 180, 189 Aggression, 11, 23, 53, 203; men’s, 57; romance and, 61; sexual, 152; as unwanted, 208–9. See also Male aggression AIDS. See HIV/AIDS Albert, Marv, 13 Alcohol, 118, 119 Alicia, 63, 64, 127–28, 165, 166, 172 Alienation, 93, 163–65 Ambiguity, 113, 193 Ambivalence, 100, 105, 110, 112, 208; lack of, 104, 160; voicing, 148 Analysis, 29, 31, 36 Andrea, 34, 56, 70–71, 98, 99, 108, 121, 175–76 Asian femme fatale, 127–28 Asking for it, 13, 143, 197, 208 Asymmetries. See Power asymmetries Attribution theory, 7, 155. See also Fundamental attribution error Attributions, 19, 156 Audiences, 104–7, 113 “Bad girls,” 123–24, 176, 178 “Bad guys,” 52–53, 167, 173 Bad night, 7, 154, 209 Bartky, Sandra, 140 Battered women’s shelters, 2, 3, 6, 203 Batterer(s), 2, 4, 20, 68, 159 Battering, 3, 9, 12, 28, 67, 150, 196; “clear-cut” instances of, 5; laws against, 19; legal definition of, 7, 30 Beauty pageants, 42 Behavior(s), 10, 50, 67, 71, 97, 106, 134, 150, 191; boys’ violent, 58; criminal, 192; hetero-relational, 107; men’s, 37, 52, 61, 77, 106, 175, 180, 182, 183, 192, 195, 200; nonsexual as well as sexual , 69; rationales for, 112; sexualized, 120; slavegirl, 128; women as gatekeepers of men’s, 77 Bisexual, 24, 76, 84 Blaming, 31, 81, 163, 164, 175; self for own abuse, 157; the victim, 31, 152; women for their own victimization, 188 Bodies, 35–36, 40, 58, 66, 104, 107, 110, 113; male attention to, 108; marking own, 187; splitting minds from, 105, 107–8; women’s, as dirty, 34. See also Mastering the male body Books, 34; erotic, 49. See also Novels; Romance novels Boy(s), 10, 13, 54, 102; involvement with, 126; as sexual actors, 46; and unwanted attention to body, 45; victimization by a nice, 55–56; will be boys, 52, 58, 67, 197; wrong type of, 55 Boyfriend, 14, 20, 21, 67, 80, 94, 126, 164; rape by, 186; revenge on, 187 Britzman, Deborah, 77 Brodkey, Linda, 108, 181 Catalytic validity, 27, 29 Categories, 24, 32 Childhood, 106; lessons learned in, 33; messages about victimization, 77; subordinate status of, 93 Children, 53, 163; messages sent to, 198; victimization and, 182. See also Family member as abuser/victimizer Chloe, 55–57, 84, 141–42 Choice(s), 3, 15, 21, 22, 32, 102, 156, 159, 168; as context-dependent, 20; empowered , 101, 124; issues of power and, 19; repercussions for, 107; sense of, 178 Class(es), 18, 20, 23, 107, 207, 210; feminism , 158; lack of, 44, 62; lower, females , 91; social, 23, 44, 91; trip, 177; upper, 91; women’s studies, 80. See also Sex education, classes Classism, 107, 198 Classmates, 32; race and, 44, 50 Classrooms, 6, 32, 43, 199, 204 Claudia, 40, 47, 48, 101–2, 111–12, 177 Clinton, President William J., 9 Clover, C. J., 63 Coach, 98, 108 Coercion, 4, 11, 13–14, 28, 31, 129, 154; appearance of, 120; cultural context of, 159; male, 191; normalizing, 197; in romance novels, 18; turning, into seduction , 117; as...

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ISBN
9780814768150
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9780814766576
MARC Record
OCLC
50724089
Pages
272
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
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