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THE BORN IDENTITY
Designer diapers join the repertory of child-as-prop tools.
Even in penny-pinching times, parents still want to demonstrate how well (or at least tastefully) they are bringing up baby. Designer diapers are a useful tool for sending that message. And perhaps more to the point, they are also an extension of the well-established tendency among contemporary parents to treat their children as identity props.
Read the column in the August 1, 2010, New York Times Magazine, or here.
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