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

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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.

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58 minutes

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Sat 3 Aug 2013 16:00
BBC Radio 4 FM only


Role Contributor
PresenterAndrea Catherwood
Interviewed GuestArianna Huffington
Interviewed GuestClare O'Donnell
Interviewed GuestJo Hooper
Interviewed GuestWendy Perriam
Interviewed GuestRichard Wiseman
Interviewed GuestJoan Smith
Interviewed GuestAdrian North
Interviewed GuestCarol Vorderman
Interviewed GuestSarah Ebner
Interviewed GuestDr Zohar
Interviewed GuestGeoff Bird
Interviewed GuestStephen Earle
Interviewed GuestDenise Robertson
ProducerShoku Amirani
EditorJane Thurlow

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