By Nancy Jo Sales
Instagram. Whisper. Yik Yak. Vine. YouTube. Kik. Ask.fm. Tinder. The dominant strength within the lives of ladies coming of age in the USA this day is social media. What it really is doing to a whole iteration of younger girls is the topic of award-winning Vanity Fair author Nancy Jo Sales's riveting and explosive American Girls.
With striking intimacy and precision, revenues captures what it sounds like to be a lady in the USA today. From Montclair to new york and la, from Florida and Arizona to Texas and Kentucky, revenues crisscrossed the rustic, talking to greater than 200 ladies, a while 13 to nineteen, and documenting a big switch within the approach ladies are turning out to be up, a phenomenon that transcends race, geography, and family income. American Girls presents a worrying portrait of the top of adolescence as we all know it and of the inexorable and ubiquitous adventure of a brand new form of adolescence-one ruled by means of new social and sexual norms, the place a girl's first crushes and stories of longing and romance happen in an sped up digital atmosphere; the place problems with id and conceit are magnified and remodeled by way of social structures that offer immediate judgment. What does it suggest to be a lady in the USA in 2016? It ability coming of age on-line in a hypersexualized tradition that has normalized severe habit, from pornography to the informal trade of nude photos; a tradition rife with a virulent new pressure of sexism and a occasionally self-undermining proposal of feminist empowerment; a tradition within which kids are spending rather a lot time on expertise and social media that they're now not constructing easy conversation abilities. From good looks authorities to slut-shaming to a disconcerting pattern of exhibitionism, Nancy Jo revenues presents a surprising window into the troubling global of today's teenage girls.
Provocative and pressing, American Girls is destined to ignite a much-needed dialog approximately how we will be able to support our daughters and sons negotiate unheard of new challenges.
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