American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of by Nancy Jo Sales

By Nancy Jo Sales

Instagram. Whisper. Yik Yak. Vine. YouTube. Kik. Ask.fm. Tinder. The dominant strength within the lives of women coming of age in the United States this day is social media. What it really is doing to a complete iteration of younger girls is the topic of award-winning Vanity Fair author Nancy Jo Sales's riveting and explosive American Girls.

With amazing intimacy and precision, revenues captures what it sounds like to be a lady in the United States today. From Montclair to ny and l. a., from Florida and Arizona to Texas and Kentucky, revenues crisscrossed the rustic, chatting with greater than 200 ladies, a while 13 to nineteen, and documenting a tremendous switch within the means women are becoming up, a phenomenon that transcends race, geography, and family income. American Girls presents a annoying portrait of the tip of early life as we all know it and of the inexorable and ubiquitous event of a brand new type 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 ensue in an sped up digital setting; the place problems with id and conceit are magnified and remodeled via social structures that supply immediate judgment. What does it suggest to be a woman in the United States 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 pictures; a tradition rife with a virulent new pressure of sexism and a occasionally self-undermining idea of feminist empowerment; a tradition during which childrens are spending quite a bit time on expertise and social media that they're now not constructing uncomplicated communique talents. From attractiveness specialists to slut-shaming to a disconcerting pattern of exhibitionism, Nancy Jo revenues presents a stunning window into the troubling international 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 extraordinary new challenges.

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