The Lolita effect: why the media sexualize young girls and what you can do about it

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Publisher:
Overlook Press,
Pub. Date:
2008.
Language:
English
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From the Publisher: Pop culture-and the advertising that surrounds it-teaches young girls and boys five myths about sex and sexuality: Girls don't choose boys, boys choose girls-but only sexy girls, There's only one kind of sexy-slender, curvy, white beauty, Girls should work to be that type of sexy, The younger a girl is, the sexier she is, Sexual violence can be hot. Together, these five myths make up the Lolita Effect, the mass media trends that work to undermine girls' self-confidence, that condone female objectification, and that tacitly foster sex crimes. But identifying these myths and breaking them down can help girls learn to recognize progressive and healthy sexuality and protect themselves from degrading media ideas and sexual vulnerability. In The Lolita Effect, Dr. M. Gigi Durham offers breakthrough strategies for empowering girls to make healthy decisions about their own sexuality.
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9781590200636
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subject_facet Girls in popular culture -- United States, Mass media and girls -- United States, Self-perception in adolescence, Sex in mass media
title_display The Lolita effect : why the media sexualize young girls and what you can do about it
title_full The Lolita effect : why the media sexualize young girls and what you can do about it / by M. Gigi Durham
title_short The Lolita effect :
title_sub why the media sexualize young girls and what you can do about it