Stolen Women: Reclaiming Our Sexuality, Taking Back Our Lives

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August 1998



"STOLEN WOMEN gives us what Mama couldn't— a way to be in charge of our own bodies. This probing, fact-based book dissects the myths, discards the stereotypes, and unshackles our minds."— BEBE MOORE CAMPBELL Author of Brothers and Sisters "The culmination of twenty-two years of clinical practice and in-depth interviews with hundreds of African American women."— Ebony "Groundbreaking research breaks down why we came to be at increased risk and how we can protect ourselves for the future."— Essence "Finally, we have the first book that breaks the silence. Dr. Wyatt presents a well-researched and balanced perspective of the sexual experiences of African American women. It explodes the myths, examines our past, and sets the path for our healing and our future survival. This is a book that should be read by anyone who knows or cares about African American women."— Gloria Johnson Powell, M.D. Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard University "A long-awaited look at the stereotypes and sexual myths that surround African American women."— The Chicago TribunE


REDEFINING OUR IMAGE. Stolen Women: Surviving Our History. The Price We Pay: Captive to the Stereotypes. UNDERSTANDING OUR SEXUALITY. Doctor-Nurse: The Role of Childhood Sex Play. Childhood Messages: Gaining Permission to Have Sexual Knowledge. Our Adolescent Development: Learning to Be a Lady. Ready or Not: Learning to Control Our Bodies. Becoming Women: The Role of Relationships in Our Adult Sexuality. Giving Our Love: Surviving Our Choices. TAKING BACK OUR LIVES. How Are You Doing?: Taking Sexual Responsibility. Putting It All Together: Affirming Our Sexuality. Appendices. References. Sources. Index.


GAIL ELIZABETH WYATT, PhD, is the nation's leading expert on black female sexuality. A professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral science at UCLA, she has appeared on national television and radio programs, including CNN and Black Entertainment Television. Her award-winning research has been featured in the New York Times, Ebony, the Los Angeles Times, Essence, and Emerge.
EAN: 9780471297178
ISBN: 0471297178
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: August 1998
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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