Sluts and Sex Objects: Memoir and the Millennial Journalist

Kylie Cardell, Emma Maguire

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Kylie Cardell and Emma Maguire examine the writings of Karley Sciortino and Jessica Valenti who dare to appropriate normally pejorative terms such as ‘slut’ and ‘sex object’ in order to promote progressive notions about gender and sexuality.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSex and Journalism
Subtitle of host publicationCritical, Global Perspectives
EditorsSue Joseph, Richard Lance Keeble
PublisherBite-Sized Books
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781695107212
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NameBite-Sized Public Affairs Book


  • journalism
  • memoir
  • sex
  • authorship
  • millennial
  • sex workers


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