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Your Skirt's Too Short

Your Skirt’s Too Short: sex, power, choice

Emily Maguire

After many waves of feminism, where are we? Are young women really either massive sluts or helpless dolls? And anyway, what’s the definition of a slut?

Young women have a lot of questions. In Your Skirt’s Too Short: Sex, Power, Choice, a revised young adult edition of her book Princesses and Pornstars, Emily Maguire ignites discussion on issues relevant to teenagers. Drawing on her adolescence and the experiences faced by teens today, Maguire looks for answers and a way forward. This personal and illuminating book is a bridge to enable young women and men to understand the issues behind them and those ahead of them.

Guided by the wisdom born of experiences, both good and bad, Maguire offers advice without lecturing in this engaging and frank book that will inform and equip readers of all ages.

Emily Maguire
About the Author

Emily Maguire was born in Canberra in 1976. Her first novel, Taming the Beast was nominated for the Dylan Thomas Prize and received a Special Commendation in the Kathleen Mitchell Awards. Emily lives in Sydney and frequently writes essays and articles for newspapers, magazines and journals.

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240 pp
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29 March 2010
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sexuality, feminism, identity
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