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  • 1. Cultural Transformation of Barbie
    Krista Mae Sebastian
  • 2. Indroducing the Family
    Harold Mattson and Elliot Handler
    Ruth Handler
    Barbara and Ken Handler
  • 3. March 9, 1959
    Barbie Millicent Roberts
    Leo
    Robert and Margareth Roberts
  • 4. Isn’t that… Lilli?
    Barbie
    Bild Lilli
  • 5. How Times Have Changed
    2009
    1959
  • 6. The White Barbie
    First version
    Blonde/brunette hair
    Blue eyes
    “American way”
    Fashion, haircut, and make-up
  • 7. Midge
    Barbie’s best friend
  • 8. 1967
    Cousin Francie
    Colored Francie
    Unsuccessful
    Nonconforming features
    Color
    Costume
    The First Black Barbie
  • 9. Distinguishing Features
  • 10. The Real African American Barbie
    Specialists – “Ethnically correct doll”
    Fuller lips
    Broader noses
    Wider hips
    Higher butts
    Culturally specific clothes
    Variations in hair
  • 11. Barbie in Japan
    White Barbie – unsuccessful
    “The too beautiful doll”
    Smiling expression
    Cover mouths
    Eyes: wide open
    Confident/arrogant
    Reserved
    Clothes: striking, independent, easy money, and expensive
    Unappealing
  • 12. Japanese Barbie
    Mild expression
    Slightly parted lips
    Brown eyes
    Pale skin
    Smaller breasts
    Flat feet
    Hair pulled back
  • 13. Mexican Barbie
    Bright colors on a cotton printed dress and a traditional braid
  • 14. Dutch Barbie
    Blond braids, starched cap, long striped skirt and clogs make up famous folkloric costumes
  • 15. Hawaiian/Polynesian Barbie
    Long black hair, headdress and lei of tropical flowers, and grass skirt for dancing the hula
  • 16. Ghanaian Barbie
    Printed dress with bright tribal designs
  • 17. Indian Barbie
    Traditional sari and jewelry and a caste mark on her forehead
  • 18. Malaysian Barbie
    Asian features and costumes add exoticism
  • 19. Overview
    Mattel Inc.
    Handler family
    Lilli
    Barbie Millicent Roberts (1959)
    First Barbie = White Barbie
    First Black Barbie
    Distinguishing Features
  • 20. Works Cited
    Chin, Elizabeth. "Ethnically correct dolls: toying with the race industry." American Anthropologist 101.2 (1999): 305-21. OmniFile Full Text Mega. Web. 2 Nov. 2010.
    Ducille, Ann. "Dyes and Dolls: Multicultural Barbie and the Merchandising of Difference." Differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 6.1 (1994): 46. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 2 Nov. 2010.
    Flickr.com
    Honigsberg, Peter Jan. "A Barbie doll story." Phi Delta Kappan 77.3 (1995): 252. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 2 Nov. 2010.
    Tosa, Marco. Barbie : Four Decades of Fashion, Fantasy, and Fun. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998. Print.