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Author Orenstein, Peggy.

Title Cinderella ate my daughter : dispatches from the front lines of the new girlie-girl culture / Peggy Orenstein
Edition First edition
Published New York, NY : HarperCollins, [2011]


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Description viii, 244 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Why I hoped for a boy -- What's wrong with Cinderella? -- Pinked! -- What makes girls girls? -- Sparkle, sweetie! -- Guns and (briar) roses -- Wholesome to whoresome: the other Disney princesses -- It's all about the cape -- Just between you, me, and my 622 BFFs -- Girl power--no, really
Summary The author explores her own conflicting feelings as a mother as she protects her offspring and probes the roots and tendrils of the girlie-girl movement and concludes that parents who think through their values early on and set reasonable limits, encourage dialogue and skepticism, and are canny about the consumer culture can combat the 24/7 "media machine" aimed at girls and hold off the focus on beauty, materialism, and the color pink somewhat
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [223]-230) and index
Subject Girls -- Psychology.
Mothers and daughters.
LC no. 2010028724
ISBN 9780061711527