Thursday, June 26, 2008

The Lolita Effect (First Things)

The Washington Post has a review of The Lolita Effect, a book that focuses on the sexualization of young girls and asks what can be done about it. Based on the review, the book is solid when it comes to showing how this early sexualization hurts young girls and produces other social ills (child pornography, rape, eating disorders, etc). But it’s interesting to see what happens when the author looks for an alternative to the hypersexualized culture. Read the rest.

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