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Where the Girls Are: Growing Up Female with the Mass Media - Susan J. Douglas
Where the Girls Are: Growing Up Female with the Mass Media
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Media critic Douglas deconstructs the ambiguous messages sent to American women via TV programs, popular music, advertising, and nightly news reporting over the last 40 years, and fathoms their influence on her own life and the lives of her contemporaries. Photos.
Media critic Douglas deconstructs the ambiguous messages sent to American women via TV programs, popular music, advertising, and nightly news reporting over the last 40 years, and fathoms their influence on her own life and the lives of her contemporaries. Photos.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780812925302 (0812925300)
ASIN: 812925300
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
Pages no: 349
Edition language: English
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Linda Hilton
Linda Hilton rated it
5.0 Where we were, and where we still are
This is another of those 10-star books. My original review, on the transfer from GR, is here. But it's not much. When I went back to college in August of 1998, this was one of the texts for one of my classes. According to the syllabus, we were assigned to read a couple of chapters. Something ...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
5.0 Where the Girls Are: Growing Up Female with the Mass Media - Susan J. Douglas
Picking it up to read in 2017, I quickly realize I have read this, lo, these many years ago. As I age it seems that everything reminds me of something similar in the past. I'm this case the thing it reminded me of was itself. It's still as good, but I don't feel like I need the refresher: I took the...
Linda Hilton
Linda Hilton rated it
If you are a daughter of the 1960s, as I am, you absolutely must read this book. Everyone else should, too. But for those of us who are the post-World War II baby boomer girls, this book explains so very much about where we came from and how we got to here.I laughed and I cried and I shouted "YES!...
Book Addled
Book Addled rated it
4.0 Where the Girls Are: Growing Up Female with the Mass Media
What a pleasure it would be if more theorists wrote like Douglas - I loved her smart, funny commentary on the influence mass media has exerted on female identity.
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