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Ask : building consent culture / Kitty Stryker ; foreword by Laurie Penny ; afterword by Carol Queen.

Stryker, Kitty, 1984- (author.). Penny, Laurie, (author of foreword.). Queen, Carol, (author of afterword.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Garrett PL - Garrett 302.14 STR (Text) 30010170822186 Nonfiction Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster 302 ASK (Text) 72436000121988 Adult nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781944934255
  • ISBN: 1944934251
  • Physical Description: x, 212 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Portland, OR : Thorntree Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Contains index and bibliographical references (pages 185-193).
Summary, etc.: "Have you ever heard the phrase "It's easier to ask forgiveness than permission?" Violating consent isn't limited to sexual relationships, and our discussions around consent shouldn't be, either. To resist rape culture, we need a consent culture--and one that is more than just reactionary. Left confined to intimate spaces, consent will atrophy as theory that is never put into practice. The multi-layered power disparities of today's world require a response sensitive to a wide range of lived experiences. In Ask, Kitty Stryker assembles a retinue of writers, journalists, and activists to examine how a cultural politic centered on consent can empower us outside the bedroom, whether it's at the doctor's office, interacting with law enforcement, or calling out financial abuse within radical communities. More than a collection of essays, Ask is a testimony and guide on the role that negated consent plays in our lives, examining how we can take those first steps to reclaim it from institutionalized power"-- Provided by publisher.
"A collection of essays by writers, journalists and activists exploring the role of consent in confronting power structures in day-to-day life"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Feminist theory.
Interpersonal relations.
Self-acceptance.
Mentally ill > Psychology.
Offenses against the person > Prevention.

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