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So sexy so soon : the new sexualised childhood and what parents can do to protect their kids / Diane E. Levin & Jean Kilbourne.

By: Levin, Diane EContributor(s): Kilbourne, JeanPublication details: New York : Ballantine, 2009, ©2008Edition: Ballantine books trade paperback edDescription: x, 226 pages : illustrations ; 20 cmISBN: 9780345505071; 0345505077Subject(s): Children -- United States -- Social conditions | Sex -- Social aspects -- United States | Mass media and children -- United States | Sex in mass media | Sex in popular culture -- United States | Body image in children -- United States | Body image in adolescence -- United States | Parent and child -- United States | Body image in adolescence | Body image in children | Children -- Social conditions | Mass media and children | Parent and child | Sex in mass media | Sex in popular culture | Sex -- Social aspects | Children -- United States -- Social conditions | Sex -- Social aspects | Mass media -- Influence | Sex in mass media | Sex in popular culture | Body image | Parent-child relationship | United StatesDDC classification: 649.65 LOC classification: HQ792.U56 | L48 2009
Contents:
1. Never too young to be sexy: living with children in today's sexualized world -- 2. From Barbie to Bratz and beyond: sexy sells -- 3. Sexual development derailed: the toll on children -- 4. The toll on parents, families, and schools -- 5. Helping children through the minefields: what parents, families, and schools can do -- 6. Working it out together: the power of connecting deeply with children -- 7. The sexualized child enters adolescence: the floodgates open -- 8. Helping teenagers through the minefields -- 9. Creating a new cultural environment.
Summary: Presents a guide to raising children with a healthy attitude toward sex and sexuality in a culture that provides a skewed sense of body image, role models, and the makeup of healthy intimate relationships.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-198) and index.

1. Never too young to be sexy: living with children in today's sexualized world -- 2. From Barbie to Bratz and beyond: sexy sells -- 3. Sexual development derailed: the toll on children -- 4. The toll on parents, families, and schools -- 5. Helping children through the minefields: what parents, families, and schools can do -- 6. Working it out together: the power of connecting deeply with children -- 7. The sexualized child enters adolescence: the floodgates open -- 8. Helping teenagers through the minefields -- 9. Creating a new cultural environment.

Presents a guide to raising children with a healthy attitude toward sex and sexuality in a culture that provides a skewed sense of body image, role models, and the makeup of healthy intimate relationships.