Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture

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Peggy Orenstein

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January 25, 2011

The author of Cinderella Ate My Daughter sets out to discover the origins and ramifications of the
girlie-girl culture. She goes to Disney, the American Girl Place, the toy industry’s largest trade show,
and she attends a Miley Cyrus concert. She talks with historians, marketers, psychologists,
neuroscientists, parents, and with children themselves to uncover the impact that the girlie-girl culture
has on girls’ identities and futures.

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