Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism

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Virago Press, 2011 - Psychology - 273 pages
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'I once believed that we only had to put in place the conditions for equality for the remnants of old-fashioned sexism in our culture to wither away. I am ready to admit that I was wrong.' Empowerment, liberation, choice. Once the watchwords of feminism, these terms have now been co-opted by a society that sells women an airbrushed, highly sexualised and increasingly narrow vision of femininity. Drawing on a wealth of research and personal interviews, Living Dolls is a straight-talking, passionate and important book that makes us look afresh at women and girls, at sexism and femininity - today.

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User Review  - Kris Rowland - Goodreads

A well researched book on todays still prevalent sexist culture, whether on a night out, a night in, at work or with children. Walter brilliant disrupts the myths of biological determinism and the ... Read full review

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A very readable, very important and sensible book, everyone should read it Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Natasha Walter is author of THE NEW FEMINISM. She is a regular contributor to the national papers and BBC Radio.

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