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The Curse: Confronting the Last Unmentionable Taboo

Menstruation

by Karen Houppert

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7424456M
ISBN 100374526923
ISBN 109780374526924
OCLC/WorldCa228267944

The curse: confronting the last unmentionable taboo: menstruation Houppert, Karen, A reporter for "The Village Voice" sheds light on the embarrassed secrecy with which American culture treats menstruation, and demonstrates the detrimental impact such an attitude has on women's physical and psychological health. The book wraps up with notes on the positive (“girl-power” Web sites, a new type of menstrual protection due on the market soon) and the bizarre (a Museum of Menstruation run by a man). Provocative journalism—the kind that provides information on questions no one even thought to ask—on a subject that impacts all girls and women, plus.

The Curse: Confronting the Last Unmentionable Taboo: Menstruation. Share | Village Voice reporter Karen Houppert intrepidly attacks the laissez-faire attitude of many "personal products" companies with The Curse, and her investigations should rabble-rouse women to action. Most notable is her pointed discussion of dioxin, a class A (most toxic.   Voice Authors. The Curse: Confronting the Last Unmentionable Taboo: Menstruation By Karen Houppert Farrar, Straus & Giroux, pp., $ That time of the month.

This was enough. Houppert went on to write a book, The curse: confronting the last unmentionable taboo: menstruation, which challenged "the culture of concealment". When the photographer Robin.   A feminist backlash against tampons had a moment in the late s, as Houppert’s widely read Village Voice exposé and subsequent book The Curse—Confronting the Last Unmentionable Taboo.


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The curse: confronting the last unmentionable taboo: menstruation User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Although menstruation is a normal physiological function, discussing it openly is not acceptable. Journalist Houppert examines current attitudes and their impact on women.

The taboos prevent consumer Read full review. I found the book easy to read and stay involved in, but it just as easily could have been an article in the Village Voice (which it was originally). Another reader (the author of the other Curse book) complained about Houppert's long story about her birth.

I didn't think the story was that long, and was appropriately by: The Curse: Confronting the Last Unmentionable Taboo: Menstruation (English Edition) Kindle-editie Karen Houppert (auteur) Indeling: Kindle-editie. 2,9 van 5 sterren 7 beoordelingen.

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Her first book, The Curse: Confronting the Last Unmentionable Taboo, Menstruation (pub Farrar, Straus & Giroux, ) is an investigation of the sanitary protection industry and an exploration of the cultural history of menstruation.

Houppert’s second book, Home Fires Burning: Married to the Military—for Better or Worse (pub Ballantine. Book Reviews. The Curse: Confronting the Last Unmentionable Taboo: Menstruation By Karen Houppert Review by William A. Spriggs, Aug This is the first of three book reviews that I will devote in my studies surrounding the menstrual cycle.

The Curse: Confronting the Last Taboo, Menstruation by Karen Houppert. Profile, pp., £, 17 April1 1. At the end of her .Get this from a library! The curse: confronting the last unmentionable taboo: menstruation. [Karen Houppert] -- "Houppert argues that industry ad campaigns have effectively stymied consumer debate, research, and safety monitoring of the sanitary protection .Get this from a library!

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