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Living Dolls

Living Dolls

I once believed that we only had to put in place the conditions for equality for the remnants of old-fashioned sexism in our culture to wither away. I am ready to admit that I was wrong.’

Empowerment, liberation, choice. Once the watchwords of feminism, these terms have now been co-opted by a society that sells women an airbrushed, highly sexualised and increasingly narrow vision of femininity. Drawing on a wealth of research and personal interviews, LIVING DOLLS is a straight-talking, passionate and important book that makes us look afresh at women and girls, at sexism and femininity – today.
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Genre: Society & Social Sciences / Society & Culture: General / Social Issues & Processes / Feminism & Feminist Theory

On Sale: 5th March 2015

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781844087099

Reviews

** 'In LIVING DOLLS, Walter makes a compelling case that we need feminism more than ever...this book makes a disturbing, passionate and compelling case for revisiting our notions of equality...Everyone who cares anything about the kind of society we are curre
Sunday Business Post
This book marked a real feminist awakening for me . . . it might make you rage, but in a good, important way
Laura Bates, Elle
** 'Required reading for everyone who cares about our humanity, and that means all of us
Katherine Sheridan, Irish Times
If anyone doubts the need to protect girls from the toxic, hyper-sexualised, disempowering environment they're now growing up in, they should read LIVING DOLLS
Maggie Hamilton, author of WHAT'S HAPPENING TO OUR GIRLS?
** 'Walter does a brilliant job of demolishing their (scientists') arguments
Mail on Sunday, Susie Orbach