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 really is doing to a whole new release 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 seems like to be a woman 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 200 ladies, a while 13 to nineteen, and documenting a big swap within the method women are transforming into up, a phenomenon that transcends race, geography, and family income. American Girls presents a aggravating portrait of the top of early life as we all know it and of the inexorable and ubiquitous adventure of a brand new form of adolescence-one ruled by way of new social and sexual norms, the place a girl's first crushes and reviews of longing and romance ensue in an sped up digital atmosphere; the place problems with id and vanity are magnified and reworked through social structures that supply immediate judgment. What does it suggest to be a lady in the US in 2016? It potential coming of age on-line in a hypersexualized tradition that has normalized severe habit, from pornography to the informal alternate of nude photos; a tradition rife with a virulent new pressure of sexism and a occasionally self-undermining concept of feminist empowerment; a tradition during which young children are spending quite a bit time on expertise and social media that they're now not constructing simple communique abilities. From attractiveness specialists to slut-shaming to a disconcerting development of exhibitionism, Nancy Jo revenues offers a surprising 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 support our daughters and sons negotiate unheard of new challenges.
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American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers by Nancy Jo Sales