Barbie

Barbie factory, China

Mattel’s 1992 Annual Report cites ’Totally Barbie Hair’, whose hair is as long as her body. as “the most successful Barbie segment ever, generating $100 million in worldwide sales in 1992.
Rogers

Is Barbie  bad ? Barbie is just a piece of plastic, but what she says about the economic base of our society - what she suggests about gender and race in our world - ain’t good.

Ducille

Do those who decry Barbie’s supposedly tawdry sexuality in fact deeply fear the imperium of her irrestible sexual allure, or fear the image of woman unfettered and transcendent ?

Peers




Seduced and seducer, Barbie is as much a threat as a promise.

Rogers

Levinthal

Jones

Levinthal

Grivaud

Warhol

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Compiler’s contribution

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