Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism

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Virago, 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  - Laura Ellison - Goodreads

This book is about challenging perceptions, addressing gender differences and earmarking ways in which feminism can continue to grow in modern British society. The book is split into two chapters ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

Living Dolls is a book that looks into two broad trends that affect women: a rise in the sexism and sexualisation of women and the rise of biological determinism to explain differences between the ... Read full review

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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