Shrill

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  • Author : Lindy West
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Pages : 288 pages
  • ISBN : 1784295558
  • Rating : 4/5 from 827 reviews
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Shrill

Shrill
  • Author : Lindy West
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 19 May 2016
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  • Author : Worth Books
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 14 March 2017
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  • Publisher : Australian Scholarly Publishing
  • Release : 29 April 2022
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  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 02 December 2019
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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 28 February 2022
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  • Author : Sarah Gorman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 22 July 2020
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  • Author : Rhiannon Lee
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 02 August 2022
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  • Author : Geraldine Cannon Becker,Angel Dionne
  • Publisher : Demeter Press
  • Release : 25 July 2020
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Many people have been victims of rape, but we are all victims of what has been called a "rape culture." This topic deserves more attention towards education and prevention, and not just on the college campus. Rape culture is an idea that links rape and sexual violence to the culture of a society, and in which commonly-held beliefs, attitudes, and practices normalize, excuse, tolerate, and even condone rape. This edited collection examines rape culture in the context of the current

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  • Author : Shari Stenberg,Charlotte Hogg
  • Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Press
  • Release : 03 March 2020
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 08 March 2018
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  • Author : Louise Hay
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Release : 29 March 2022
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  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release : 15 December 2019
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  • Author : Soraya Chemaly
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 11 September 2018
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  • Author : Kimala Price
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 31 December 2021
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  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 19 April 2022
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