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Weekend Woman's Hour: Arianna Huffington; the impact of song lyrics

Duration:
58 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 03 August 2013

Arianna Huffington on changing the way we think about work and how we define success. John Lewis responds to a listener's complaint about a promotion of their bra measuring service. We hear what teenagers at the Devas Youth Club in South London think about the impact song lyrics might have on relationships and attitudes. And we discuss the wider issue of misogyny and sexist cultural values in society with feminist Joan Smith and Music Psychologist Adrian North of Curtin University in Australia.

Does changing your name change your identity? Psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman and author Wendy Perriam discuss. We talk about tutoring over the summer holidays with Carol Vorderman and Sarah Ebner, author of Starting School Survival Guide. Do children really need it to avoid the 'summer slide'? And while there has been a sharp fall in the number of vasectomies performed on the NHS over the past decade our reporter Geoff Bird lets us listen in on his.

Credits

Presenter
Andrea Catherwood
Interviewed Guest
Arianna Huffington
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Clare O'Donnell
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Jo Hooper
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Wendy Perriam
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Richard Wiseman
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Joan Smith
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Adrian North
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Carol Vorderman
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Sarah Ebner
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Dr Zohar
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Geoff Bird
Interviewed Guest
Stephen Earle
Interviewed Guest
Denise Robertson
Producer
Shoku Amirani
Editor
Jane Thurlow

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