Posts Tagged: Barbies

America Again

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I felt urgently that it was the moment to tell the story of what I’ve learned about American music—or maybe about being an American. ...more

Extensions of the Self

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Over at Vela Magazine, Rachel Wilkinson explores the cultural significance of women’s hair:

Feminists have often identified hair grooming as the first lesson in gender socialization. Dolls are perfectly designed to aid girls in learning submission, letting them play-act the labor that will later be expected of them when it comes to appearances.

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