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Account Options Sign in. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture. Simon and SchusterOct 3, – Social Science – pages. If male chauvinist pigs of years past thought of women as pieces of meat, Female Chauvinist Pigs of today are doing them one better, making sex objects of other women—and of themselves.
In her quest to uncover why this is happening, Levy interviews college women who flash for the cameras on spring break and teens raised on Paris Hilton and breast implants.
She examines a culture chayvinist which every music video seems to feature a stripper on a pole, the memoirs of porn stars are climbing the bestseller lists, Olympic athletes parade their Brazilian bikini cahuvinist in the pages of Playboy, and thongs are marketed to prepubescent girls. Levy pulls apart the myth of the Female Chauvinist Pig and argues that what has come to pass for liberating rebellion is actually a kind of limiting conformity.
Irresistibly witty and wickedly intelligent, Female Chauvinist Pigs makes the case that the rise of raunch does not represent how far women have come, it only proves how far they have left to go.
Selected pages Title Page. Three Female Chauvinist Pigs. Four From Womyn to Bois.
Five Pigs in Training. Six Shopping for Sex. Other editions – View all Female Chauvinist Pigs: Page – Would you favor or oppose a constitutional amendment that would define marriage as being between a man and a woman, thus kevy marriages between gay or lesbian couples? References to this book Makeover Television: Realities Remodelled Dana Heller Limited preview – This is her first book.