Barbie is many things: an astronaut, a robotics engineers, a judge, and now a movie star! But can she be considered a feminist icon?
For a toy with such incredible appeal around the world, especially to young children, it’s an important question to ask.
Today we’re joined by Lenore Wright, author of Athena to Barbie: Bodies, Archetypes, and Women’s Search For Self, to find out what this global icon really represents.
This episode was edited and produced by Stuart Beckwith. The senior producer was Charlotte Long.
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