Princess Culture

“Unfortunately, with princess culture’s exceptional rise, preschool boys and girls have come to experience very difference childhoods. Boys’ toys feature superheroes, trains, cars, building sets, and a range of colors. Girls’ toys, swathed in an endless sea of pink and purple, are dominated by princesses. In consequence, boys grow up in an active, rough-and-tumble, building-oriented world, while girls grow up in a passive, frilly, image- and appearance-oriented world. Girls get the short end of the stick. They are separate and unequal…

In other words, princess movies by studios, including but not limited to Disney, teach girls that they should be pretty and passive; and for the most part, the characters they depict lack racial and cultural diversity.” (Hains 1-2).


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