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Good Girl Messages: How Young Women Were Misled by their Favorite Books

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Book Description
Referencing a range of books, O'Keefe illustrates the typical behavior of fictional girl characters and the impact this has on the self-esteem and self reliance of the young girls who read these books. For much of the twentieth century, books for children encouraged girls to be weak, submissive, and fearful. Good Girl Messages discusses such traits, both blatantly and subtly reinforced, in many of... More
Book Information
PublisherContinuum
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages212
ISBN-10082641236X
ISBN-13978-0826412362
Publication Date08/01/2001
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About Deborah O'Keefe (Author) : Deborah O'Keefe is a published author. Published credits of Deborah O'Keefe include Good Girl Messages: How Young Women Were Misled by Their Favorite Books.
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