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Girls will be girls : dressing up, playing parts and daring to act differently

Author: Emer O'Toole
Publisher: London : Orion, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Being a woman is, largely, about performance - how we dress and modify our bodies, what we say, the roles we play, and how we conform to expectations. Gender stereotypes are still deeply embedded in our society, but Emer O'Toole is on a mission to re-write the old script and bend the rules of gender - and she shows how and why we should all be joining in. Exploring what it means to 'act like a girl', Emer takes us  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emer O'Toole
ISBN: 9781409148739 1409148734 9781409148746 1409148742
OCLC Number: 898154834
Description: 277 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Emer O'Toole.

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Change the way you think about gender and feminism forever. With all the revolutionary zeal, laugh-out-loud humour and intelligence of Laura Bates, Caitlin Moran and Bell Hooks, Emer O'Toole explores  Read more...

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A fascinating exploration of how we 'do' gender. From the early labeling of infants to the ironclad enforcement of grooming and interpersonal behavior, gender expression is neither a matter of Read more...

 
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