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The Resource Pleasures and perils : girls' sexuality in a Caribbean consumer culture, Debra Curtis

Pleasures and perils : girls' sexuality in a Caribbean consumer culture, Debra Curtis

Label
Pleasures and perils : girls' sexuality in a Caribbean consumer culture
Title
Pleasures and perils
Title remainder
girls' sexuality in a Caribbean consumer culture
Statement of responsibility
Debra Curtis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pleasures and Perils follows a group of young girls living on Nevis, an island society in the Eastern Caribbean. In this provocative ethnography, Debra Curtis examines their sexuality in gripping detail: why do Nevisian girls engage in sexual activity at such young ages? Where is the line between coercion and consent? How does a desire for wealth affect a girl's sexual practices?. Curtis shows that girls are often caught between conflicting discourses of Christian teachings about chastity, public health cautions about safe sex, and media enticements about consumer delights. Sexuality's contrad
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, Debra
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Rutgers series in childhood studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Girls
  • Sex
  • Sex in popular culture
  • Girls
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • SELF-HELP
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Girls
  • Girls
  • Sex in popular culture
  • Sex
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Jugend
  • Sexualität
  • Nevis
Label
Pleasures and perils : girls' sexuality in a Caribbean consumer culture, Debra Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 202-211) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Globalizing Nevis : radical shifts from subsistence to consumerism -- Competing discourses and morality at play -- Consuming global scripts : media, sex, and desire -- The state and sexualities -- Rethinking sexual-economic exchange -- Theorizing sexual pleasure -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn318672343
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 222 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813546964
Lccn
2008013958
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612078576
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 207857
  • 22573/ctt4jv1tr
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318672343
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Pleasures and perils : girls' sexuality in a Caribbean consumer culture, Debra Curtis
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 202-211) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Globalizing Nevis : radical shifts from subsistence to consumerism -- Competing discourses and morality at play -- Consuming global scripts : media, sex, and desire -- The state and sexualities -- Rethinking sexual-economic exchange -- Theorizing sexual pleasure -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn318672343
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 222 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813546964
Lccn
2008013958
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612078576
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 207857
  • 22573/ctt4jv1tr
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318672343
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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