Coping: Coping with Sexism and Misogyny, 1st Edition

  • Gloria G. Adams
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508176949
  • ISBN-13: 9781508176947
  • DDC: 305.3
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released October 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

Whether in classrooms, in workplaces, on social media, on college campuses, at public venues, or within the political arena, subtle as well as blatant sexism and misogyny still permeate society on many levels. The effects manifest themselves in offensive language, unequal treatment and opportunities, sexual harassment, and violence. They can devastate self-esteem, emotional and physical health, academic achievements, and personal ambitions. While delivering an insightful glimpse into the prevalence and negative influences of sexism and misogyny in modern culture, this resource also offers practical, empowering, and proactive coping strategies. Readers also glean useful information through features including Myths and Facts.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Running Like a Girl: The Influence of Sexism and Misogyny on Individuals and Society.
2: Flaws and Failings in Familiar Spaces: Sexism and Misogyny in the Family, Relationships, and School.
3: In the Company of Strangers: Sexism and Misogyny at Work, in Public Spaces, and on College Campuses.
4: A Whole New (Digital) World: Sexism and Misogyny on Social Media.
5: Can You Hear Me Now? Standing for Change in a Sexist Society.
Glossary.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.