9780812925302

Where the Girls Are

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  • ISBN13:

    9780812925302

  • ISBN10:

    0812925300

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 3/28/1995
  • Publisher: Three Rivers Press

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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Introduction 3(18)
1 Fractured Fairy Tales
21(22)
2 Mama Said
43(18)
3 Sex and the Single Teenager
61(22)
4 Why the Shirelles Mattered
83(16)
5 She's Got the Devil in Her Heart
99(24)
6 Genies and Witches
123(16)
7 Throwing Out Our Bras
139(24)
8 I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar
163(30)
9 The Rise of the Bionic Bimbo
193(28)
10 The ERA as Catfight
221(24)
11 Narcissism as Liberation
245(24)
12 I'm Not a Feminist, But...
269(26)
Epilogue 295(14)
Appendix: How to Talk Back 309(8)
Acknowledgments 317(4)
Notes 321(14)
Index 335

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