PGW® "The Purity Myth" Book is written by Jessica Valenti and shows how America's obsession with virginity is hurting young women.
PGW® "The Purity Myth" Book argues that the intense focus of the country on chastity is damaging to the young women. Book presents a revolutionary argument that girls and women are overly valued for their sexuality.
Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
Title: "The Purity Myth: How America's Obsession with Virginity Is Hurting Young Women"
Author: Jessica Valenti
Subject: Women's studies general
Number of pages: 272
Publisher: Seal Press
Publication date: 12/29/2009
Size: 8.1"H x 5.5"W x 0.9"D
Book presents a revolutionary argument that girls and women are overly valued for their sexuality, as well as solutions for a future without a damaging emphasis on virginity
Argues that the country’s intense focus on chastity is damaging to young women
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