Free Essays on Barbie Doll

  1. Barbie Doll - 4ps

    Variety is the spice of the Barbie Doll Marketing Success. First introduced to the US market in 1959, Barbie has grown into a global cultural phenomena. From just one female doll, the Barbie family has grown and includes over 38 friends and relatives. There are now dolls that represent multiple ethnicities...

  2. Project Report on Barbie Doll

    to this assignment. Introduction of Barbie doll In this case study we find that there is doll named Barbie, which is first introduce in 1950, when Ruth Handler, one of the founder of Mattel Co, asked Mattel’s designers to design an adult looking doll for children. In 1955 we can get that it...

  3. Barbie doll

    The Barbie Doll Effect Society's idea to be attractive is to be nothing less than ideal. To lack perfection is not acceptable in society. Also society tells people how to dress and act, having people be and look a certain way to be accepted. The desire to be accepted can destroy ones’ self-esteem...

  4. The Barbie Doll

    businesswoman, a member of a rock band, the first women in the moon and a Women's World Cup Soccer player. Who is this superstar? It's none other than Barbie doll; the doll who is only 50 years old and still looks like a teenager. This story takes place in the 30’s. It’s a story that’s starts out sounding like...

  5. An analysis of Barbie dolls

    Barbie dolls were born in the Wisconsin state of American 50 years ago. They are no longer simple dolls, but a symbol of American women, American culture and an ideal embodiment of global female. The following essay will firstly discuss Barbie dolls’ historical and cultural background of the era when...

  6. Barbie: The Successful Baby Doll

    Barbie: The American Girl Goes Global Barbie which is produced by Mattle is the most known and successful baby doll all around the world. So there is a reason underlying this success. Firstly, Mattel’s global marketing strategy involves adapting fashion trends and cultural differences to its product...

  7. Barbie Doll Revolutionized Toy Industry

    Barbie Doll Revolutionized Toy Industry By Belem Ramos From left, Cherity and Amanda Pierce display their Barbie collection. Photo by Sandra Pierce. Flashy clothes, the perfect boyfriend, a Corvette, Ferrari, full size apartment with beautiful furniture and a boat. She's the woman who has everything...

  8. "Hawaii Barbie, Feminist Barbie" The positive and negative effects of the Barbie doll in modern sociey.

    Barbie is a popular doll that became the symbol of the desired beauty norms that nearly no woman can achieve. The American Barbie is a doll that is beautiful, tall, skinny, and blond. It has slim waist, large breasts and long legs. Barbie is a goddess that symbolizes the norms of feminine beauty in the...

  9. Toy Assignment: Barbie Doll

    The Barbie doll is in general is a very controversial doll but over the years specific Barbie dolls have attracted more attention and created more criticism than usual. Many people see the Barbie dolls below as negative innovations in history with very negative effects on young children. Any doll helps...

  10. Barbie

    Barbie: Teenage Fashion Model Early in 1959 a new toy that would later be loved by millions was shown to the world. Her name was Barbie. Ruth Handler created Barbie because she felt that young girls needed something to play with besides baby dolls or paper dolls. Handler wanted little girls to...

  11. Toy and Girls

    little girls are grown up with their first toy to be a Barbie doll. If you ask a young girl what they would like for a gift and the answer is mostly “A Barbie”. Why is Barbie such a big deal to young girls? Well the answer is that Barbie dolls have always been a role model to girls while they grow up...

  12. barbie doll

    Barbie Doll Around the World Barbie is the best-selling doll produced by Mattel, Inc., available in more than 150 countries. But the product is reaching maturity in the U.S. and, consequently, Mattel is looking to foreign markets as new profit sources. Mattel has struggled to apply a global strategy...

  13. Barbie Doll

     Barbie dolls are a bad influence on girls: Imagine being the most perfect women, even if you aren’t a women! She has perfect, long, luscious hair, perfect bright eyes with a sparkle and a ‘skinny’ body weighing only 35 kilograms. Well, I am talking about the most beloved, child favourite, beautiful...

  14. History of Barbie Dolls

    Nichole Burnell is crippled and spends the last summer of her “childhood” playing with Barbie dolls with her little sister, Jennie. I think little girls playing with Barbie dolls are trying to grow up, because Barbie is a young adult and has a fully developed body, wears makeup, and drives. She also engages...

  15. The Barbie Doll Effect Essay

    Daus-Haberle English 101 12 December 2014 The Barbie Doll Effect Perhaps one of the most famous toys in American history, the Barbie doll, is a staple in the toy chest of little girls everywhere. Barbie dolls have been the ideal role model for girls for many years. Barbie is pretty, has the perfect body, has...

  16. Barbie doll

    someone calls them a Barbie doll. I was “stalking” someone on Facebook and came across her wedding album; her friend had commented “Mashallah, you look beautiful, like a Barbie doll”. She had replied “thank you dear”. Let’s get into the logic of this comment. A standard Barbie doll is 11.5 inches tall...

  17. Barbie Dolls and Bratz - Which Is More Progressive?

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012 Barbie and the Notion of Progression Since the emergence of the Barbie doll in 1959, Barbie has been a populous choice among young children, and more specifically young girls because of its monopolization of the toy market. Barbie is a doll that has been outwardly controversial...

  18. Barbie Facts

    Barbie was first introduced in 1959, at the American International Toy Fair, in New York. She was created by Ruth and Elliot Handler, who are the co-founders of Mattel toys. She made her debut as a teenage model and was dressed in a black and white striped swimsuit. She was the first doll in America...

  19. Barbie Doll: The Title Itself Advocates A Perfect Physique

      “Barbie Doll”   The title “Barbie Doll” suggests that the poem advocates a perfect physique; however, it is a satire concerning human’s emphasis upon physical attraction. The title generates a satirical piece through the language used in the poem. The words and phrases in the poem express how...

  20. Pretty Hurts

    want to change their bodies others just want to be themselves with better lives. Two poets Marge Piercy and Julia Alvarez explain these pressures. In "Barbie" by Piercy the speaker self sacrifices to the point of death. In contrast, Alvarez in "Dusting" sacrifices her mother's approval for the sake for self-discovery...

  21. Barbie Doll Poem Analysis

    Marge Piercy’s poem “Barbie Doll” gives insight on the societal and cultural expectations that American children suffer through every day. The poem is written as a narrative; the speaker is an observer, who follows the life of a young girl who struggles with the pressure to be perfect. The girl eventually...

  22. body image on women

    Every single individual is different in their own way, however the media has drilled it into every young girl’s mind, that they have just like a Barbie doll in order to be happy. Furthermore, these same girls are resorting to extreme methods in order to feel like they fit in such as taking unhealthy weight...

  23. It's just a Doll

    It’s Just a Doll and Her Name is Barbie Since many years ago Barbie has been known for her perfect body and complexion. Many people especially women are affected by Barbie’s looks. Why is this so you may ask? Barbie’s looks have affected women physically, mentally, and even their health. You would...

  24. The Fragile Bird and the Barbie Doll

    Marge Piercy's "Barbie Doll". Both stories will describe two comparisons of two suicides notes about young girls. In "Suicide Note" written by Janice Mirikitani, the young girl feels pressure that she has let down her parents possibly by not having perfect grades and in "Barbie Doll" written by Marge...

  25. The Barbie Doll

    The Barbie Doll: Perfect in an Imperfect World Imagine long blonde hair, perfect tan skin, a tall slender body with perfect measurements and outfits that only accentuate the perfect features. It might be hard, or impossible, to bring to mind a human being who could fit these characteristics. If I...

  26. The history of the Barbie doll

    BARBIE Barbie is an idol to many young girls, but has also led many young girls to become bulimic or anorexic to look like her. The first Barbie originated with the German doll, Lilli, in 1955 and the first Barbie was made in 1959. Barbie was named after the founder of Mattel's toy company daughter...

  27. Barbie Doll: Is Barbie The Ideal Woman?

    Is Barbie the ideal woman? For generations she’s been the doll that little girls have aspired to be–a party girl, career woman and bathing beauty all wrapped into one . In Marge Piercy’s poem entitled "Barbie Doll," the title underscores the theme of the poem, which is that girls are ultimately and...

  28. Barbie: Should The Doll Be Modified?

    Barbie: Should the Doll be Modified? Jordan Sidebottom ENGL 1302 Professor Baggaley February 3, 2014 Sidebottom 1 Jordan Sidebottom ENGL 1302 Professor Baggaley February 3, 2014 Barbie: Should the Doll be Modified? Since Barbie was...

  29. Barbie Doll

     Barbie Doll Women have a wrong perspective about beauty. With media and social networking on the rise, the standard of beauty is skewed to what others portray it to be. Women who don’t have supportive people around them to reinforce the true concept of beauty often grow up to be self-destructive...

  30. Mattel vs Hasbro

    MATTEL VS HASBRO/BARBIE VS BABY ALIVE American InterContinental University Abstract: The two highest toy companies, Mattel and Hasbro have various dolls that every little dreams of having. In this paper, I will compare and contrast the “old school” Barbie to the “new reality” Baby Alive and how...