Looking for Savvy Girls in the Post-Girl-Power Era

  • Natalie Coulter
Keywords: girls, girlhood, girl-power

Abstract

Review of:

Currie, Dawn H., Deirdre M. Kelly, and Shauna Pomerantz. “Girl Power”: Girls Reinventing Girlhood. New York: Peter Lang, 2009.

Durham, M. Gigi. The Lolita Effect: The Media Sexuality of Young Girls and What We Can Do About It. New York: Overlook, 2008.

Lamb, Sharon, and Lyn Mikel Brown. Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers’ Schemes. New York: St. Martin’s, 2006.

Levin, Diane E., and Jean Kilbourne. So Sexy So Soon: The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids. New York: Ballantine, 2009.

Author Biography

Natalie Coulter

Natalie Coulter has just completed her Ph.D. at the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University. Her thesis is entitled “Tweening the Girl: The Crystallization of the Tween Market 1980–1995.” She is an Assistant Professor in the Communication Studies department at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Published
2010-05-21
How to Cite
Coulter, N. (2010). Looking for Savvy Girls in the Post-Girl-Power Era. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 2(1). Retrieved from http://jeunessejournal.ca/index.php/yptc/article/view/46
Section
Review Essays