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By Lynn Peril

ISBN-10: 0393349942

ISBN-13: 9780393349948

The writer of Pink Think takes on a twentieth-century icon: the school girl.

A geek who wears glasses? Or a intercourse kitten in a teddy? this can be the twin imaginative and prescient of the school woman, the original American archetype born while the age-old clash over teaching ladies used to be eventually laid to relaxation. collage was once a spot the place ladies came across vanity, and but photographs in pop culture mirrored a lingering mistrust of the expert girl. therefore such lofty cultural expressions as Sex Kittens visit College (1960) and a raft of naughty pictorials in men’s magazines.

As in Pink Think, Lynn Peril combines women’s background and well known culture—peppered with pleasant examples of femoribilia from the flip of the 20 th century during the 1970s—in an clever and witty examine of the varsity lady, the 1st lady to take that socially debatable step towards academic fairness.

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Not only were these scholars unable to hide their own competing feelings of titillation and ambivalence (if not disgust) towards dancers; they were unable to accept striptease, or exotic dancing, as labour. 101 Notwithstanding the academics’ efforts to interact with their ‘informants,’ dancers appear as specimens to be inspected, measured, and mocked rather than as workers whose rich biographies confound a facile ‘deviance-begets-deviance’ appraisal. ’103 To those who rejected images of sexually contained, even asexual womanhood, feminist sex pessimism denied women their horny behaviour, their lust, and their longings to seduce.

We do not trade our self-respect for a sweaty dollar. ’124 Mindful of interviewing practice as multi-levelled negotiation, I strove for self-conscious clarity about my identity, what I endeavoured to do, and why. 125 Instead, I sought awareness of the similarities and differences at play during interviews with my participants. 127 As a sex educator, non-mother, and allpurpose violator of sex and gender norms, I relished opportunities to talk stripping with the pros. The ex-dancers were older than I was – and it was a pleasure to hold these elders, and their mixed feelings about striptease, in high esteem.

C. Bennett took office in 1952 and ruled the provincial legislature for the next twenty years. 81 By the 1950s, Vancouver was heralded as both a playground for outdoor recreation and a model of indoor cultural sophistication and night-time entertainment. 83 After the long, penny-pinching years of the Depression, the tragedies of two world wars, and the disruption of familial and social networks, Vancouverites looked ahead to a rosier future. 84 By the 1960s, the entire city centre glowed from the electric energy of 18,000 neon signs.

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