Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism

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Little, Brown, Sep 20, 2011 - Social Science - 288 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  - Shy-Anne - Goodreads

Just as good as her first book 'The New Feminism' but better. This book is, needless to say, more modern and more suited if our present society. While reading this book, I was thinking of how I would ... 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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