The Lolita Effect : The Media Sexualization of Young Girls and What We Can Do about It
by M. Gigi Durham


Overview - In this expos of how young girls are sexualized in today's media, the author uses examples from popular TV shows, magazines, movies, and Web sites to show for the first time all the ways in which sexuality is defined in media--often in ways detrimental to girls' healthy development.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In this expos of how young girls are sexualized in today's media, the author uses examples from popular TV shows, magazines, movies, and Web sites to show for the first time all the ways in which sexuality is defined in media--often in ways detrimental to girls' healthy development.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781590200636
  • ISBN-10: 1590200632
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
  • Publish Date: May 2008
  • Page Count: 286
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 9.32 x 6.22 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Family & Relationships > Life Stages - Adolescence
Books > Family & Relationships > Life Stages - Teenagers
Books > Social Science > Media Studies

 
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Sex sells, and kids pay the price

The Lolita Effect: The Media Sexualization of Young Girls and What We Can Do About It, by M. Gigi Durham, cites pop culture—and advertising in particular—as the cause of multiple societal ills. She offers helpful strategies for empowering girls to make healthy decisions about their own sexuality.

 
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