Sexualisation in Popular Books

Notes

  • Notions of prudishness and protection
  • Gendered dimensions
  • Possibility for Empowerment
  • Does ‘Concern’ arise from parental embarrassment?
  • Why have so many books been written on this subject recently?
    • Who is buying these books and why?
  • Have sex and love always been linked?
  • Sex and Consumerism?
  • A response to high profile abuse cases?
  • Link between ‘age-appropriateness’ and ‘common sense’
  • Difference between sexuality and sexualisation
  • Rise in popular ‘feminist’ books
    • Caitlin Moran
    • Autobiographies – Dawn French, Jo Brand

News and Current Affairs

  • Dominic Straus Khan
  • Julien Assange

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