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Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' Schemes

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3.9 out of 5
Based on 394 Ratings and 114 Reviews

Book Description
The stereotype-laden message, delivered through clothes, music, books, and TV, is essentially a continuous plea for girls to put their energies into beauty products, shopping, fashion, and boys. This constant marketing, cheapening of relationships, absence of good women role models, and stereotyping and sexualization of girls is something that parents need to first understand before they can take ... More
Book Information
PublisherSt. Martin's Press
BindingHardcover (5 editions)
Reading LevelAdult
# of Pages336
Publication Date08/08/2006
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About Lyn Mikel Brown (Author) : Lyn Mikel Brown is a published author of adult books. Published credits of Lyn Mikel Brown include Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' Schemes.
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About Sharon Lamb (Author) : Sharon Lamb is a published author of adult books. Published credits of Sharon Lamb include The Secret Lives of Girls: What Good Girls Really Do -- Sex Play, Agression, and Their Guilt, Packaging Girlh... more
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Reader Comments
8/24/2007 Amy Jussel said:
Authors Sharon Lamb & Lyn Mikel Brown serve on our Shaping Youth Advisory Board. I'm on my third case of ordering their books, giving them out to our youth workshop interns and key leaders to deconstruct media/marketing mythology behind some of the messages flying at kids today. Happy to hear they'r... more

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