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So sexy so soon : the new sexualised childhood and what parents can do to protect their kids / Diane E. Levin & Jean Kilbourne.

Levin, Diane E. (Author). Kilbourne, Jean. (Added Author).
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Location: Fennell STACKS HQ792 .U56 L48 2009
Barcode: 30731101086571
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780345505071 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0345505077 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: x, 226 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
  • Edition: Ballantine Books trade paperback ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine, 2009, c2008.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-198) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1. Never too young to be sexy: living with children in today's sexualized world -- 2. From Barbie to Bratz and beyond: sexy sells -- 3. Sexual development derailed: the toll on children -- 4. The toll on parents, families, and schools -- 5. Helping children through the minefields: what parents, families, and schools can do -- 6. Working it out together: the power of connecting deeply with children -- 7. The sexualized child enters adolescence: the floodgates open -- 8. Helping teenagers through the minefields -- 9. Creating a new cultural environment.
Summary, etc.:
Presents a guide to raising children with a healthy attitude toward sex and sexuality in a culture that provides a skewed sense of body image, role models, and the makeup of healthy intimate relationships.
Subject: Children > United States > Social conditions.
Sex > Social aspects > United States.
Mass media and children > United States.
Sex in mass media.
Sex in popular culture > United States.
Body image in children > United States.
Body image in adolescence > United States.
Parent and child > United States.