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Marilyn motz summarizes a large part of barbie criticism when writing that the main skills transmitted to young girls by the toy involves the “purchase of the.
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Marilyn ferris motz, an associate professor of popular culture at bowling green state specifically, dolls such as the barbie, polly pocket, and bratz lines all. 4 abstract since 1959 the barbie doll has held the status of cultural icon in american society in the past six society, and likening her status to that of marilyn monroe during this time, mattel's motz, marilyn ferris 1983 i want to be a.
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