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Girls fight back! : the college girl's guide to protecting herself, Erin Weed

Label
Girls fight back! : the college girl's guide to protecting herself
Title
Girls fight back!
Title remainder
the college girl's guide to protecting herself
Statement of responsibility
Erin Weed
Title variation
College girl's guide to protecting herself
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IAD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weed, Erin
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6250.4.S78
LC item number
W44 2006
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • College students
  • Women college students
  • Women college students
  • Self-defense for women
  • Universities and colleges
  • Campus violence
Label
Girls fight back! : the college girl's guide to protecting herself, Erin Weed
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Foreword / Robert J. Martin -- Prologue. Shannon's story -- 1. Get the 411 -- Overall, how safe are American colleges? -- What questions should I ask my university about its safety policies? -- What are some typical security measures that should be in place on my campus? -- What if my campus does not have these security measures? -- Where are the safest places to live while attending college? -- What should I look for in a roommate? -- What are items I should not bring to college? -- Any final things I should do before going to college?
  • 2. Trust intuition -- What is intuition, and how do I know when it's sending me signals? -- Is being aware the same thing as being paranoid? -- If my dog barks and growls at someone, is that person dangerous? -- What should I do if my intuition warns me about someone?
  • 3. Be a bad victim -- Who exactly are the "bad guys"? -- What are bad guys looking for in their victims? -- How do I convey strong body language? -- Is it true that certain clothing and hairstyles make women easier targets? -- What are boundaries and how do I set them?
  • 4. How to deal -- How common is acquaintance rape vs. stranger rape? -- Is hooking up or shacking up just asking to be raped? -- How can I avoid acquaintance rape? -- What should I do if I am raped? -- What should I do if my friend is raped? -- What are the most common predatory drugs? -- How can I avoid getting drugged? -- What should I do if I think I may have been slipped a drug? -- Is alcohol linked to campus violence? -- What are signs of alcohol poisoning? -- What is sexual harassment, and how do I handle it? -- What exactly is dating/domestic violence? -- If my boyfriend pushes me but I'm not hurt, is it still dating violence? -- What should I do if my significant other shows signs of violence? -- What is stalking? -- What should I do if I am being stalked?
  • 5. Guard your fortress -- In which areas around my home should I use extra caution? -- How should I deal with random visitors at the door? -- How can I protect my home from break-ins? -- Are there alarms or alarm systems that are college student friendly?
  • 6. Spring break -- What are things I should do before going on spring break? -- What are the five spring Break safety rules? -- What should I do if pulled over by police? -- Is hitchhiking ever safe? -- What are some good safety tips when taking taxis? -- What are some tips about traveling via airplane?
  • 7. Cyber savvy -- What are some good safety tips for networking sites? -- What is cyber stalking? -- How do I handle creepy or harassing people online? -- Is online harassment or cyberstalking against the law? -- Is online dating safe? -- Is my personal information listed on the Internet? -- Are most chain e-mails about crime and safety true?
  • 8. Can o whoop-ass -- What qualities should I look for in a women's self-defense class? -- What should I say or yell if someone confronts me in a threatening way? -- Should a woman always fight back if attacked? -- Can a small woman defend herself against a large man? -- Why do people sometimes physically freeze in scary situations? -- Can I use self-defense in an acquaintance rape situation? -- What are some self-defense basics? -- Where are the best places to strike an attacker? -- What are some key self-defense techniques? -- What do I do if the attacker has a weapon? -- What about multiple attackers? -- What are improvised weapons and how do I use them?
  • 9. Make a difference -- Become intolerant -- Honor awareness months -- Start a task force -- Host a women's self-defense program -- Sponsor panels, speakers or showcases on women's issues -- Create an educational campaign -- Organize a Take Back the Night Rally -- Produce "The vagina monologues' -- Participate in The Clothesline Project -- Raise money -- Organize a peer education group -- Hold a phone drive -- Start an escort service -- Vote -- Join The White Ribbon Campaign -- Form a men's anti-violence organization
Control code
ocn707725671
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
183 p.
Isbn
9780977438204
Lccn
2006926018
Other physical details
ill., port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)707725671
  • a1012238
Label
Girls fight back! : the college girl's guide to protecting herself, Erin Weed
Publication
Contents
  • Foreword / Robert J. Martin -- Prologue. Shannon's story -- 1. Get the 411 -- Overall, how safe are American colleges? -- What questions should I ask my university about its safety policies? -- What are some typical security measures that should be in place on my campus? -- What if my campus does not have these security measures? -- Where are the safest places to live while attending college? -- What should I look for in a roommate? -- What are items I should not bring to college? -- Any final things I should do before going to college?
  • 2. Trust intuition -- What is intuition, and how do I know when it's sending me signals? -- Is being aware the same thing as being paranoid? -- If my dog barks and growls at someone, is that person dangerous? -- What should I do if my intuition warns me about someone?
  • 3. Be a bad victim -- Who exactly are the "bad guys"? -- What are bad guys looking for in their victims? -- How do I convey strong body language? -- Is it true that certain clothing and hairstyles make women easier targets? -- What are boundaries and how do I set them?
  • 4. How to deal -- How common is acquaintance rape vs. stranger rape? -- Is hooking up or shacking up just asking to be raped? -- How can I avoid acquaintance rape? -- What should I do if I am raped? -- What should I do if my friend is raped? -- What are the most common predatory drugs? -- How can I avoid getting drugged? -- What should I do if I think I may have been slipped a drug? -- Is alcohol linked to campus violence? -- What are signs of alcohol poisoning? -- What is sexual harassment, and how do I handle it? -- What exactly is dating/domestic violence? -- If my boyfriend pushes me but I'm not hurt, is it still dating violence? -- What should I do if my significant other shows signs of violence? -- What is stalking? -- What should I do if I am being stalked?
  • 5. Guard your fortress -- In which areas around my home should I use extra caution? -- How should I deal with random visitors at the door? -- How can I protect my home from break-ins? -- Are there alarms or alarm systems that are college student friendly?
  • 6. Spring break -- What are things I should do before going on spring break? -- What are the five spring Break safety rules? -- What should I do if pulled over by police? -- Is hitchhiking ever safe? -- What are some good safety tips when taking taxis? -- What are some tips about traveling via airplane?
  • 7. Cyber savvy -- What are some good safety tips for networking sites? -- What is cyber stalking? -- How do I handle creepy or harassing people online? -- Is online harassment or cyberstalking against the law? -- Is online dating safe? -- Is my personal information listed on the Internet? -- Are most chain e-mails about crime and safety true?
  • 8. Can o whoop-ass -- What qualities should I look for in a women's self-defense class? -- What should I say or yell if someone confronts me in a threatening way? -- Should a woman always fight back if attacked? -- Can a small woman defend herself against a large man? -- Why do people sometimes physically freeze in scary situations? -- Can I use self-defense in an acquaintance rape situation? -- What are some self-defense basics? -- Where are the best places to strike an attacker? -- What are some key self-defense techniques? -- What do I do if the attacker has a weapon? -- What about multiple attackers? -- What are improvised weapons and how do I use them?
  • 9. Make a difference -- Become intolerant -- Honor awareness months -- Start a task force -- Host a women's self-defense program -- Sponsor panels, speakers or showcases on women's issues -- Create an educational campaign -- Organize a Take Back the Night Rally -- Produce "The vagina monologues' -- Participate in The Clothesline Project -- Raise money -- Organize a peer education group -- Hold a phone drive -- Start an escort service -- Vote -- Join The White Ribbon Campaign -- Form a men's anti-violence organization
Control code
ocn707725671
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
183 p.
Isbn
9780977438204
Lccn
2006926018
Other physical details
ill., port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)707725671
  • a1012238

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