The Pick-Me Girl trend has turned into yet another way to police female behaviour. Our words, appearance, and interests are placed under a critical pseudo-feminist lens and once again shamed, this time for not being good enough feminists. Women are accused of failing to empower themselves and, by extension, their gender, and they are disempowered in the process.
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A Model-Based Method for Detecting Persistent Cultural Change Using Panel Data | Sociological Science
Stephen Vaisey, Kevin Kiley Sociological Science March 22, 2021 10.15195/v8.a5 Abstract Recent work argues that changes in people's responses to the same question over time should be thought of as reflecting a fixed baseline subject to temporary local influences, rather than durable changes in respo...