In a small town outside philadelphia, upset over a “dirty book” read aloud in English class, an eleventh-grade girl, takes her case to the school board. Washington times, reviewed by cheryl Miller“I have little doubt that Girls Gone Mild will make at least as many people as mad as did its predecessor.
Girls Gone Mild: Young Women Reclaim Self-Respect and Find It's Not Bad to Be Good #ad - At twenty-three, wendy shalit punctured conventional wisdom with A Return to Modesty, arguing that our hope for true lasting love is not a problem to be fixed but rather a wonderful instinct that forms the basis for civilization. It's a question many girls are asking. Online, a nineteen-year-old describes her struggles with her mother, who she feels is pressuring her to lose her virginity.
. These empowering stories are sure to be an inspiration to teenagers and parents alike.
A Return to Modesty: Discovering the Lost VirtueFree Press #ad - Updated with a new preface that addresses the unique problems facing society now, A Return to Modesty shows why “the lost virtue” of modesty is not a hang-up that we should set out to cure, but rather a wonderful instinct to be celebrated. Today, with social media increasingly blurring the line between public and private life, and with child exploitation on the rise, the concept of modesty is more relevant than ever.
Revised and updated, this fifteenth anniversary edition of A Return to Modesty reignites Wendy Shalit’s controversial claim that we have lost our respect for an essential virtue: modesty. When a return to modesty was first published in 1999, its argument launched a worldwide discussion about the possibility of innocence and romantic idealism.
A Return to Modesty: Discovering the Lost Virtue #ad - A return to modesty is a deeply personal account as well as a fascinating intellectual exploration into everything from seventeenth-century manners to the 1948 tune “Baby, It’s Cold Outside. Beholden neither to social conservatives nor to feminists, Shalit reminds us that modesty is not prudery, but a natural instinct—and one that may be able to save us from ourselves.
. Wendy shalit was the first to systematically critique the “hook-up” scene and outline the harms of making sexuality so public.