Hilary Levey Friedman
Hilary Levey Friedman

Hilary Levey Friedman is an affiliate of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She is a sociologist currently writing a book about beauty pageants and American culture.

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Aug. 31 2012 9:16 AMToddlers & Tiaras JusticePageant mom Lindsay Jackson put her daughter on TV in a Dolly Parton costume. Now she might lose custody for it.
Doublex
June 26 2012 6:00 AMHere She Comes, Miss (Elected) America More beauty queens than ever before are running for office. Is the pageant getting smarter or our political culture getting dumber?
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Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.