Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' Schemes
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 action.
Lamb and Brown teach parents how to understand these influences, give them guidance on how to talk to their daughters about these negative images, and provide the tools to help girls make positive choices about the way they are in the world.
In the tradition of books like Reviving Ophelia, Odd Girl Out, Queen Bees and Wannabees that examine the world of girls, this book promises to not only spark debate but help parents to help their daughters.
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Review: Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' SchemesUser Review - Carol Mann Agency - Goodreads
"Be prepared to be shocked and saddened as you come to see the world of sex, shopping, media, body-fat, and self-esteem through the wide eyes of today's American girls. Be prepared, also, to find ... Read full review
Review: Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' SchemesUser Review - Jori - Goodreads
Great book, will definitely revisit as my daughter gets older and some of the chapters become more relevant. Read full review
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