The Lolita Effect

The Lolita Effect

The Media Sexualization of Young Girls and What You Can Do Aboutit

By M. Gigi Durham

Overlook Press, Hardcover, 9781590200636, 286pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2008

In this expose 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.