New York: The Overlook Press Orenstein, P 2012.
There are all sorts of debates about this right now in popular culture, with everything from being blamed.
Daily Mail Online, 29 January.
In a post-feminist culture, standards of beauty are prescribed by amongst many other influences the media, and young or not, these children are not exempt from such pressures.
Who just happens to be 12-years-old.
The use of this narrative on 12-year-old Marquez is a new low, and is one of many examples of the continued sexualisation of children.
The Lolita Effect: The Media Sexualisation of Young Girls and What We Can Do About It.