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The Lolita effect

the media sexualization of young girls and what we can do about it

by Meenakshi Gigi Durham

  • 88 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Overlook Press in Woodstock, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass media and girls -- United States,
  • Girls in popular culture -- United States,
  • Self-perception in adolescence,
  • Sex in mass media,
  • Girls -- United States,
  • Mass media -- United States,
  • Popular culture -- United States,
  • Parenting

  • About the Edition

    In this expos of how young girls are sexualized in today"s media, the author uses examples from popular TV shows, magazines, movies, and Web sites to show for the first time all the ways in which sexuality is defined in media--often in ways detrimental to girls" healthy development--as well as effective and progressive strategies for resisting the violations and repressions that render girls sexually subordinate.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby M. Gigi Durham.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ799.2.M35 D98 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination286 p. ;
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21831036M
    ISBN 101590200632
    ISBN 109781590200636

    - Buy The Lolita Effect book online at best prices in India on Read The Lolita Effect book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(17). Durham provides a great body of work in the Lolita Effect. She has an excellent and accessible manner in writing. Her is well researched, offering an excellent source of materials to follow up with on similar topics. This book reads easily. Highly recommended!/5(22).

      The discrepancy between cover designs for Lolita – published 60 years ago – and the themes of the novel are stark. But that hasn't stopped hundreds of designers trying to get it : Siobhan Lyons.   Young girls are supposed to be viewed as precious little people; unfortunately, throughout the media they are shown as sexualized beings. In writing The Lolita Effect, M. Durham seeks to find a way to understand sexuality as a normal, healthy and important part of girls’ doing this, she also explains the exploitive and distorted ways in which girls’ sexuality is Cited by: 1.

      The “Reading the Lolita Effect in South Korea” series: Reading the Lolita Effect in South Korea, Part 1: The role of K-pop and the Korean media in sexual socialization and the formation of body image; Reading the Lolita Effect in South Korea, Part 2: Six Year-Old Does KARA’s “Butt Dance” (엉덩이 춤) on “Shabekuri ″. In her book, The Lolita Effect, Gigi Durham points a finger at turbo-consumerism. (Read an article about the book here) Marketers are profiting from gendered behavior still socially entrenched, despite the many accomplishments of feminism. Many of us, myself included, are part of the problem: we aid in the creation of perfect, little consumers.


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The Lolita Effect makes The Lolita effect book clear that Lolita, the flirty, year-old protagonist of Vladimir Nabokovs novel Lolita, has grown into cultural shorthand for a prematurely, even inappropriately sexual, little girl.

Gigi Durham argues that the media oversexualizes girls and supports her case with an accounting of a range of/5. The Lolita Effect: The Media Sexualization of Young Girls and What We Can Do About It M.

Gigi Durham, Author. Overlook $ (p) ISBN In her debut book. The Lolita Effect is the sexualization of young girls and projecting girls as sex objects before they have even reached puberty and are sexualized beings. The Lolita effect book It is perpetuated by the media.

The title comes from the book Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. The Lolita Effect: When toddlers don mini skirts, platform shoes, and eyeshadow on Halloween and declare they are dressed like their favorite doll, perhaps it is time to look at the ways that sexuality is presented to impressionable minds.

Durham, a professor of 5/5. This reviews the book published by Meenakshi Gigi Durham (). When pressed, Lolita admits that Clare Quilty, a playwright whose presence has been felt from the beginning of the book, had taken her from the hospital.

Lolita loved Quilty, but he kicked her out when she refused to participate in a child pornography orgy. Still devoted to Lolita, Humbert begs her to return to him. Lolita gently refuses. The Lolita Effect is written for a general audience. The accessibility of the writing style makes it an comfortable read for any adult concerned about the media's depiction of young girls.

Teenagers would benefit from reading this book as well. In her conclusion, she asserts that this cumulative “Lolita effect” is “a major factor in the high rates of teen pregnancy and STDs in the United States and many other countries.” Durham’s provocative and erudite study of the demeaning way society views girls serves to both alarm and educate; consider it required reading for parents /5(37).

Lolita is a novel by Vladimir Nabokov that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.

Summary & Analysis. Part One, Chapters 1–5. Part One, Chapters 6–9. Part One, Chapters 10– Part One, Chapters 16– Part One, Chapters 23– Part One, Chapters 28–   After expounding on the importance of teaching one's daughter to challenge the status quo, I'm sure it would have been inspiring to young female writers to think outside the box and know they themselves have a fighting chance of toppling the Lolita Effect when they see that such a thoughtful book can be penned, picked up, and published by /5(31).

Warning: contains spoilers for The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, L'âge de raison and this book I remember seeing an interview with Nabokov, where he was asked what long-term effect he thought Lolita had had.

I suppose the interviewer was looking for some comment on the liberalization of censorship laws, or something like that/5(K). Buy a cheap copy of The Lolita Effect book by Meenakshi Gigi Durham. Pop cultureand the advertising that surrounds itteaches young girls and boys five myths about sex and sexuality: Girls don't choose boys, boys choose Free shipping over $/5(5).

From the Publisher: Pop culture-and the advertising that surrounds it-teaches young girls and boys five myths about sex and sexuality: Girls don't choose boys, boys choose girls-but only sexy girls, There's only one kind of sexy-slender, curvy, white beauty, Girls should work to be that type of sexy, The younger a girl is, the sexier she is, Sexual violence can be hot/5(2).

A book called The Lolita Effect () by M. Gigi Durham is dedicated to this subject, explaining that the very word "Lolita" is now shorthand for an overly sexualized, provocative adolescent.

What's interesting about this cultural phenomenon is that it makes no mention of Humbert, the middle-aged man whose exploitative urges ruin young Lolita. Buy The Lolita Effect: The Media Sexualization of Young Girls and What We Can Do about It Reprint by Durham, M Gigi (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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The Lolita effect: why the media sexualize young girls and what you can do about it. Woodstock, N.Y.: Overlook Press. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Durham, Meenakshi Gigi. The Lolita Effect: Why the Media Sexualize Young Girls and What You Can Do About It. Woodstock, N.Y.: Overlook Press.

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At least that's what I used to think And sadly to say that's what people around me used to think. Here I am at the age of 16, I do not bother having sleepovers, going to the mall with friends, or. Durham. “The Lolita Effect” necessarily being, in any of the most obvious ways, attractive.” It is clear in the book that she is the powerless victim of her predatory stepfather, Humbert Humbert.

Nabokov’s Lolita is a nuanced character whose sexuality is complex—like many preadolescent girls,File Size: KB. The Lolita effect by Meenakshi Gigi Durham; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Self-perception in adolescence, Mass media and girls, Girls in popular.

Lolita, generally considered Nabokov’s greatest novel, unites wildly grotesque parody, farce, and pathos with two powerful, shocking subjects: the passionate feelings of a grown man toward a. Why 'Lolita' Remains Shocking, And A Favorite Author Bret Anthony Johnston offers his endorsement of the classic.

Part of the genius in Vladimir Nabokov's tale of .What is the effect of knowing from the beginning that the three main characters involved in the story are already dead? How does Humbert draw attention to the act of writing?

Why does he do this? Can Humbert ever be said to "love" Lolita? Does he ever consider her a being outside of his own imagination?