Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power, and Consent on Campus

Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power, and Consent on Campus

by Vanessa Grigoriadis

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Overview

A new sexual revolution is sweeping the country, and college students are on the front lines. Few places in America have felt the influence of #MeToo more intensely. Indeed, college campuses were in many ways the harbingers of #MeToo. Grigoriadis captures the nature of this cultural reckoning without shying away from its complexity. College women use fresh, smart methods to fight entrenched sexism and sexual assault even as they celebrate their own sexuality as never before. Many “woke” male students are more open to feminism than ever, while others perpetuate the cruelest misogyny. Coexisting uneasily, these students are nevertheless rewriting long-standing rules of sex and power from scratch.
      Eschewing any political agenda, Grigoriadis travels to schools large and small, embedding in their social whirl and talking candidly with dozens of students, as well as to administrators, parents, and researchers.  Blurred Lines is a riveting, indispensable illumination of the most crucial social change on campus in a generation.  
 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781328511935
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 10/02/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 262,570
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

VANESSA GRIGORIADIS is a contributing editor at the New York Times Magazine and Vanity Fair, specializing in pop culture, youth movements, and investigatory journalism. She is a National Magazine Award winner and has been featured on MSNBC, CNN, Dateline, and Investigation/Discovery shows.
 

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