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Buy Buy Baby : The Mass Seduction of our youngest consumers and how it’s changing the American family

Buy Buy Baby : The Mass Seduction Of Our Youngest Consumers, And How It’s Changing The American Family by Susan Gregory Thomas I reluctantly picked up this book after a week away on holidays.  It was due back at the … Continue reading

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Aggressive play and marketing

Interesting what my co-blogger wrote about the marketing of ‘aggressive’, sex-role stereotypical toy to boys.  Though there are always differences in styles of play between boys and girls, it is clearly a profitable business to dictate the type and manner … Continue reading

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