Girls gone skank : the sexualization of girls in American culture / Patrice A. Oppliger
- Oppliger, Patrice A.
- Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, 
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- Physical Description:
- ix, 258 pages ; 23 cm
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- Fashion -- Sexuality -- Pornography -- Strippers -- Plastic surgery -- Beauty pageants -- Bad behavior -- Music -- Print -- Radio -- Television -- Film -- The Internet -- Sports -- Fantasy -- Empowerment or exploitation? -- Conclusions.
- "This work argues that instead of advancing women's social and professional empowerment, popular culture trends in the U.S. appear to be backsliding into the blatant sexual exploitation of women at younger and younger ages. The author describes many ways in which young girls are increasingly taught to go to outrageous lengths in seeking male attention"--Provided by publisher.
- 9780786435227 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786435224 (softcover : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-255) and index.
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