Additional Information In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Barbies without Ken: Femininity, Feminism, and the Art-Culture System It must be remembered that the toy moved late to the nursery, that from the beginning it was adults who made toys, and not only with regard to their other invention, the child. The fashion doll, for example, was the plaything of adult women before it was the plaything of the child. Susan Stewart, On Longing1 Mattel executive addressing a group of Barbie doll collectors : How old do you think the average girl is who plays with Barbie? Barbie collector: Forty. For example, although Mattel denies that its Earring Ken doll is gay, it is clear that the company knows a lot of its consumers are, and it is also clear that Earring Ken has delighted that particular market. As might be expected, collectors in the United States are predominantly white, and their venues of representation and collective experience are for the most part populated by white lower- to upper-middle-class publics.

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Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Can I get a copy? Page numbers if excerpting, provide specifics For coursepacks, please also note: Television and the Neighborhood Ideal in Postwar America 2. Popular Media and Postwar Suburbs. Jonathan Mayhew and the Principles of the American Revolution. National Library of Australia. Try again or cancel this request. Rather than restaging the dusty argument that television destroys private and public life, she asks how television establishes rules and conventions for the ways that people create what is public and private.

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Most users should sign in with their email address. In these 10 engaging, witty and extraordinarily well-observed critical essays on the past five decades of television and spigep popular media, Spigel Make Room for TV delineates some major contradictions in postwar American society and culture. More By and About This Author.

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