(Consent A Memoir of Unwanted Attention) [E–book] Ç Donna Freitas

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Free download ´ Consent A Memoir of Unwanted Attention 102 Professor for than two years As a doctoral candidate Freitas loved asking big uestions challenging established theories and sinking her teeth into sacred texts She felt at home in the library and safe in the book lined offices of scholars whom she admired But during her first year one particular scholar became obsessed with Freitas' academic enthusiasm He filled her student mailbox with letters and articles He lurked on the sidewalk outside her apartment He called daily and lef. My thanks to Little Brown and Company for sending me an advance copy of this book in exchange for an honest review All opinions are my own and are not influenced by the publisher Consent was a difficult read in some respects it was difficult to see the author recount her trauma but than that it was difficult to think about the excuses she internally made for her stalker before things escalated out of control Most women have been there with varying degrees of severity Maybe he doesn t realize he s being inappropriate Maybe I m being overly sensitive and he s not actually being inappropriate at all Maybe I saiddidwore something that made him think this behavior would be welcomeThis memoir is a an engrossing exploration of blurry lines of consent and the harassers who rely on plausible deniability to get away with their behavior Donna Freitas was an enthusiastic student who loved getting to know her professors This is probably part of why it took her a while to see that her abuser s intentions were less than innocent But a large part of this was probably also due to the professor s intentionally chipping away at boundaries slowly so as to acclimate his target to his attentions By the time things escalated to the point that Freitas felt the need to get outside help she d already been in over her head for uite some time The memoir does an excellent job of illuminating the process abusers of all sorts often use on those they target things start small and often escalate slowly all while the victim is uestioning whether they re crazy to feel uncomfortable at every step While this was at times an emotionally taxing read I definitely recommend it to fans of memoirs and feminist works The author s exploration of consent gaslighting trauma and institutions that shield powerful men from conseuences are all important and timely You can read all of my reviews on my blog Jenna BookishFacebook Instagram Tumblr

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Free download ´ Consent A Memoir of Unwanted Attention 102 T nagging voicemails He befriended her mother and made himself comfortable in her family's home He wouldn't go away While his attraction was not overtly sexual it was undeniably inappropriate and most importantly unwanted In Consent A Memoir of Unwanted Attention Donna Freitas delivers a forensic examination of the years she spent stalked by her professor and uses her nightmarish experience to examine the ways in which we stigmatize debate and attempt to understand consent today. Reader Fox Blog Consent by Donna Freitas is a rough book to read Detailing the account of a young woman pursuing a PhD in her early twenties as she is subjected to the unwanted attentions of a Professor in her program It is a very personal story to the author and yet it is a story that while some pieces are changed and some have come out worse than others many women in the world have experienced at one point or another Whether it is the case of a stalker as with Donna Freitas or sexual harassment that takes darker turns But what they all have in common and something I believe many people have a tendency to ignore downplay or forget is that they all leave a lasting and deeply traumatic effect on their subjectsReading the account of a woman who spent a large and rather important portion of her life dealing with the unwanted affections of a stalker especially when it has been something that you experienced yourself is deeply troubling and difficult to read And it unveils a rather disconcerting truth that many of us are aware of but have not consistently fought until recently It breaks my heart to know how prevalent it has been for men to take advantage of women in this society particularly those men in power Consent was a troubling account dark and uncomfortable to read It was thoroughly brave for Freitas to publish and was an especially important commentary on the disgraces of the systems that were meant to protect and help women in these situations but only ever really served to protect the abusers and their institutions The memoir discusses the long lasting effect that such horrifying events leave upon their victims and the difficulties with which victims consistently have in placing blame solely on those who have hurt themWhile it doesn t uite get into the intricacies and horrors of rape for consent does not begin with sex Consent does touch deeply on the intricacies of what we consent to and what we do not when we avoid in order to be polite and what we put up with because we are fearful of the things someone with power over our lives whether that power is over our jobs our futures our families or something else entirely can take or destroyFreitas abuser destroyed much in her life left her with a deep trauma that took years of therapy to manage and still has not been repaired No amount of retribution could really ever make up for the losses suffered on account of the fear and damage that such an event has on one s life So much ignorance exists around these subjects that I genuinely believe the existence of books that account these events have the very real potential to change the course of societal thought on toxic masculinity for what and why men feel entitled to ignore consent and coerce until they get what they wantWhile I would definitely recommend this book I will say that it could be traumatic for some and is one to seriously consider prior to reading as some bits may be rather triggering I received a free copy of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Instagram Twitter Reader Fox Blog Bloglovin Facebook Cocaine An Unauthorized Biography befriended her mother and made himself comfortable in her family's home He wouldn't go away While his attraction was not overtly sexual it was undeniably inappropriate and most importantly unwanted In Consent A Memoir of Unwanted Attention Donna Freitas delivers a forensic examination of the years she spent stalked Hold Tight The Embrace Series #2 by her professor and uses her nightmarish experience to examine the ways in which we stigmatize debate and attempt to understand consent today. 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Free download ´ Consent A Memoir of Unwanted Attention 102 In this compelling and disturbing true story Rebecca Traister a young woman's toxic mentor develops a dark stalking obsession that disrupts her career and her peace of mindDonna Freitas has lived two lives In one life she is a well published author and respected scholar who has traveled around the country speaking about Title IX consent religion and sex on college campuses In the other she is a victim a woman who suffered and suffers still because she was stalked by her graduate. He wouldn t let up page 140 the start of chapter 11At the risk of sounding like virtue signaling Consent is the first book in awhile to really provoke anger in me Although Freitas blunt memoir details the disruptive experiences that have caused her much anguish her undeniable skill as a writer especially pages 160 to 163 the hardcover edition where she brilliantly describes the problems that women can or will face when reporting sexual harassment stalking in the US make this a must read especially for a male audience She writes in a very straightforward manner that places the reader right alongside her in the recollectionsFreitas was a grad student in DC back in the 90 s an only child from a staunch Catholic middle class family in New England when she began receiving a troubling and inappropriate amount of attention from a respected senior professor in her field She refers to him as Father L as he is also an ordained priest She receives hundreds of phone calls answering machine messages and mailed letters from him at her apartment as well as many invitations to off campus activities He also seems to coincidentally be present in the hallways and stairwells in the periods between her classes and she catches him watching down on her from his office window as well Eventually Father L even successfully ingratiates himself to her family via phone calls and letters As this is years before the MeToo movement and the Catholic church abuse scandal any guesses to what doesn t happenThankfully while physical menace or sexual assault do not occur although sadly at one low point Freitas wished it would if only to successfully start the legal wheels turning in her favor Father L s stalking obsession still obviously causes all sorts of problems for her during schooling and then also for a post traumatic period in the years immediately afterwards While there were some good people that helped Freitas it seemed often that others in positions of authority as well as the establishment failed her when she most needed their assistance Again Consent made me angry but it also illuminated the timely issue of harassment stalking in a very effective manner


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  • Hardcover
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  • Consent A Memoir of Unwanted Attention
  • Donna Freitas
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  • 20 January 2019
  • 9780316450522