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

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


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.

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
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