altIgMaiden USA: Girl Icons Come of Age explores images of powerful, contradictory pop culture icons of the past decade, which run the gamut from Mean Girls and their Endangered Victims to Superheroines and Ingenue Goddesses. Are girls of the Title IX generation in need of Internet protection, or are they Supergirls evolving beyond gender stereotypes to rescue us all? altIgMaiden USA provides an overview of girl trends since the '90s including the emergence of girls' digital media-making and self-representation venues on MySpace, Facebook and YouTube as the newest wave of Girl Power.Psychologists have acknowledged that Barbie and Ken dolls prove effective for working out family dramas and sexual issues in ... boy who, enamored of his Barbie-like Pam doll, engages in a highly evolved fantasy world of dresses and lipstick, much to the distress of his parents. ... Difficult as it might be to admit, by the time I was eight or nine, my friends and I undressed her, colored on her, put her in treeanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Peter Lang - 2008|