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Introduction: The Transnational Doll from Our Childhoods

Chapter 1. Girlhood, Dolls, and Barbie: Spaces of Innocence?
Chapter 2. The Politics of Barbie in Puerto Rico: A New Icon Emerges
Chapter 3. Fashioning a Self: Experiences of Body and Feminine Identities with Barbie
Chapter 4. Accessing Barbie: Conversations about Class and Race
Chapter 5. All in the Family: Barbie’s Place in Familial Dynamics

Conclusion: Growing up with Barbie: Her Impact on Puerto Rican Girlhoods


An American Icon in Puerto Rico

Barbie, Girlhood, and Colonialism at Play

Emily R. Aguiló-Pérez

208 pages, 12 images, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-386-2 Hb Published (February 2022)

eISBN 978-1-80073-387-9 eBook