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Blurred Lines

Author : Vanessa Grigoriadis
ISBN : 9780544702608
Genre : Social Science
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What’s really happening behind closed doors on America’s college campuses? A new sexual revolution is sweeping the country, and college students are on the front lines. Women use fresh, smart methods to fight entrenched sexism and sexual assault even as they celebrate their own sexuality as never before. Many “woke” male students are more sensitive to women’s concerns than previous generations ever were, while other men perpetuate the most cruel misogyny. Amid such apparent contradictions, it’s no surprise that intense confusion shrouds the topic of sex on campus. Vanessa Grigoriadis dispels that confusion as no other writer could by traveling to schools large and small, embedding in their social whirl, and talking candidly with dozens of students – among them, both accusers and accused-- as well as administrators, parents, and researchers. Her unprecedented investigation presents a host of new truths. She reveals which times and settings are most dangerous for women (for instance, beware the “red zone”); she demystifies the welter of conflicting statistics about the prevalence of campus rape; she makes a strong case that not all “sexual assault” is equivalent; and she offers convincing if controversial advice on how schools, students, and parents can make college a safer, richer experience. The sum of her fascinating, fly-on-the-wall reportage is a revelatory account of how long-standing rules of sex and power are being rewritten from scratch.

Disability And Passing

Author : Jeffrey A Brune
ISBN : 1439909792
Genre : Social Science
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Passing—an act usually associated with disguising race—also relates to disability. Whether a person classified as mentally ill struggles to suppress aberrant behavior to appear "normal" or a person falsely claims a disability to gain some advantage, passing is a pervasive and much discussed phenomenon. Nevertheless, Disability and Passing is the first anthology to examine this issue. The editors and contributors to this volume explore the intersections of disability, race, gender, and sexuality as these various aspects of identity influence each other and make identity fluid. They argue that the line between disability and normality is blurred, discussing disability as an individual identity and as a social category. And they discuss the role of stigma in decisions about whether or not to pass. Focusing on the United States from the nineteenth century to the present, the essays in Disability and Passing speak to the complexity of individual decisions about passing and open the conversation for broader discussion. Contributors include: Dea Boster, Allison Carey, Peta Cox, Kristen Harmon, David Linton, Michael Rembis, and the editors.

Blurring The Lines

Author : Maria Edström
ISBN : 9187957361
Genre : Business ethics
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Pharrell Williams

Author : Chris Roberts
ISBN : 1780976526
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Pharrell Williams tells the story of the global megastar, including details of his prolific and varied collaborations with the best-known musicians of the 21st century. It charts his extraordinary life, from his pre-fame days to becoming pop's most sought-after and inventive pioneer, and highlights the singer/rapper's most famous moments, best-known songs (including "Get Lucky" and "Happy"), and rise to international pop-superstardom. The book includes eight pages of photos.

The Psychology Of Entertainment Media

Author : L. J. Shrum
ISBN : 9781848729445
Genre : Business & Economics
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In this volume, psychologists and communication experts present theory on understanding and predicting how learning occurs through media consumption. As the impact of traditional advertising has declined over the last couple of decades, marketers have scrambled to find other ways to effectively communicate with consumers. Among other approaches, marketers have utilized various forms of product integration. Product integration is mixing a commercial message in with the non-commercial message via TV, movie, video, and other entertainment venues. This book will be of interest to students and researchers in psychology, marketing, communication, advertising, and consumer behavior.

Blurred Lines

Author : Lauren Layne
ISBN : 9781101886434
Genre : Fiction
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USA TODAY BESTSELLER • In a novel that’s perfect for fans of Alice Clayton and Emma Chase, Lauren Layne delivers a sexy take on the timeless question: Can a guy and a girl really be “just friends”? When Parker Blanton meets Ben Olsen during her freshman year of college, the connection is immediate—and platonic. Six years later, they’re still best friends, sharing an apartment in Portland’s trendy Northwest District as they happily settle into adult life. But when Parker’s boyfriend dumps her out of the blue, she starts to wonder about Ben’s no-strings-attached approach to dating. The trouble is, even with Ben as her wingman, Parker can’t seem to get the hang of casual sex—until she tries it with him. The arrangement works perfectly . . . at first. The sex is mind-blowing, and their friendship remains as solid as ever, without any of the usual messy romantic entanglements. But when Parker’s ex decides he wants her back, Ben is shocked by a fierce stab of possessiveness. And when Ben starts seeing a girl from work, Parker finds herself plagued by unfamiliar jealousy. With their friendship on the rocks for the first time, Parker and Ben face an alarming truth: Maybe they can’t go back. And maybe, deep down, they never want to. Lauren Layne’s New York Times bestselling Oxford series can be read in any order: IRRESISTIBLY YOURS I WISH YOU WERE MINE SOMEONE LIKE YOU I KNEW YOU WERE TROUBLE Don’t miss any of Lauren Layne’s hot reads: The Love Unexpectedly series: BLURRED LINES | GOOD GIRL | LOVE STORY | WALK OF SHAME | AN EX FOR CHRISTMAS The Sex, Love & Stiletto series: AFTER THE KISS | LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH | JUST ONE NIGHT | THE TROUBLE WITH LOVE The Redemption series: ISN’T SHE LOVELY | BROKEN | CRUSHED The I Do, I Don’t series: READY TO RUN | RUNAWAY GROOM | JUST RUN WITH IT Praise for Blurred Lines “I just finished Blurred Lines and I absolutely adored this outstanding story.”—New York Times bestselling author Sandi Lynn “I devoured Blurred Lines in one sitting. It’s my kind of book, sexy and witty, and the banter between the characters is off the charts. You’ll fall in love with their chemistry from page one.”—USA Today bestselling author Sidney Halston “Lauren Layne is the queen of fun and sexy all rolled into one. She knows how to write smart and hilarious characters that I want to read over and over again. Blurred Lines is her best yet!”—Cassie Mae, bestselling author of Doing It for Love “I read Blurred Lines straight through in one sitting. Ben and Parker are fabulous together.”—USA Today bestselling author Laura Drewry Includes a special message from the editor, as well as an excerpt from another Loveswept title.

Blurring The Lines

Author : Kirsty Moseley
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Genre : Fiction
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Blurring the Lines is a direct continuation of Guarding the Broken. To enjoy this novel, you need to have read the FREE Part 1. With Ashton at her side, Anna begins to feel more like her old self again. Together, they’re rebuilding her life and attempting to heal old wounds. The more time they spend together, the closer they become, but unfortunately this only serves to complicate matters further. The undercover pretence of being boyfriend and girlfriend slowly ceases to be a game as both find themselves increasingly blurring the lines between the act and the reality. With her father now President-Elect, Anna and Ashton are finding it increasingly difficult to maintain some semblance of privacy. With the world’s press obsessing over the future First Daughter, Ashton’s job of protecting her has just become a whole lot harder. All the while the trial grows ever closer, looming over them both, taunting them, reminding them that it isn’t over yet. After all, Carter Thomas will stop at nothing to be reunited with his ‘Princess’… Author's note: Part 1 (Guarding the Broken) and part 2 (Blurring the Lines) were previously published in 2013 as one novel of epic proportion. Nothing Left to Lose was a runaway bestseller that has people all over the world falling in love with Agent Ashton Taylor.

Blurring The Lines

Author : Marisa Cleveland
ISBN : 9781633755161
Genre : Fiction
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He broke all his rules... for her. Real estate development CEO Blake Whitman is an Aquarius with a philanthropic nature, but when it comes to work, he's driven and focused, and he would never, ever mix business with pleasure. As far as he's concerned, office romance is off the table. He also never backs down from a challenge, and Kira Layton just accused him of ruining the community. What better way to get her on his side than to hire her? But the more he tells himself to keep his hands off his new, sexy secretary, the harder it is for him to come up with reasons why office romances never work and why it's a bad idea to cross the line...

Blurring The Lines

Author : Bruce S. Cooper
ISBN : 9781617351464
Genre : Education
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This book, Blurring the Lines, has immediate appeal to policymakers, and analysis in public and private sectors, as well as legal scholars and practitioners. It will be of interest, too, to university teachers working in the areas of "School Law," "School Policy and Politics," and "New Trends in American K12 Education." The book treats the complex and interesting issues of ChurchState and PublicPrivate education, the two great changing crossroad in US education.

Blurring The Lines

Author : Jerry Zehr
ISBN : 9781470019129
Genre : Fiction
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"...tells the story of Thomas, a driven young actor struggling to break into the entertainment industry in LA. Thomas' conservative Amish heritage and his overwhelming desire to succeed continuously collide"--Page 4 of cover.

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