Girl Land by Caitlin FlanaganGirl Land by Caitlin Flanagan

Girl Land

byCaitlin Flanagan

Paperback | February 12, 2013

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The acclaimed and provocative book about what girls have lost and gained in the 21stcentury: "A compelling, convincing case for more parental involvement in girls' lives" (Kirkus Reviews).
Caitlin Flanagan's essays have sparked national debate. Here she turns her attention to girls, and how the biological and cultural milestones shape their budding identities. Adolescence is a transformative period that has radically changed over the generations: from how a girl learns about her period to how she expects to be treated by men, boys, and even other women. In a world where privacy and personal freedom are encroached upon daily, Flanagan examines and redefines the ultimate challenge that we face in protecting, nurturing, and defending our girls.
Caitlin Flanagan is a former high school teacher who became a writer; she has been on staff atThe Atlantic,The New Yorker, andThe Wall Street Journal. A winner of the National Magazine Award, she has also written forTime,O The Oprah Magazine,The New York Times, andThe Los Angeles Times. Her work has been widely anthologized in, among o...
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Title:Girl LandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:February 12, 2013Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0316065994

ISBN - 13:9780316065993

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Date published: 2018-01-11