Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' Schemes

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Sharon Lamb & Lyn Mikel Brown

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May 15, 2007

Girls are overwhelmed with media images that encourage them buy beauty products, to shop, and to pay
attention to fashion. Packaging Girlhood explores how media cheapens relationships; it explores the
absence of good women role models in popular culture, and the sexualization of girls. It offers ways to
help girls navigate through these images, so they can make positive choices.

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