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 present day is social media. What it's doing to a whole iteration of younger women 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 big apple and l. a., from Florida and Arizona to Texas and Kentucky, revenues crisscrossed the rustic, chatting with greater than 2 hundred ladies, a while 13 to nineteen, and documenting a tremendous switch within the manner women are growing to be up, a phenomenon that transcends race, geography, and loved ones income. American Girls offers a worrying portrait of the top of formative years as we all know it and of the inexorable and ubiquitous event of a brand new type of adolescence-one ruled via new social and sexual norms, the place a girl's first crushes and stories of longing and romance happen in an sped up digital setting; the place problems with identification and conceit are magnified and reworked through social systems that offer immediate judgment. What does it suggest to be a woman in the US in 2016? It capacity coming of age on-line in a hypersexualized tradition that has normalized severe habit, from pornography to the informal alternate of nude images; a tradition rife with a virulent new pressure of sexism and a occasionally self-undermining proposal of feminist empowerment; a tradition within which young children are spending loads time on know-how and social media that they're no longer constructing easy conversation talents. From attractiveness authorities to slut-shaming to a disconcerting development of exhibitionism, Nancy Jo revenues offers a stunning 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 aid our daughters and sons negotiate extraordinary new challenges.
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