"Bond girls are considered to be 'ubiquitous symbols of glamour and sophistication, according to Robert A. Caplen in his book Shaken & Stirred: The Feminism of James Bond, that is."
Sir Roger Moore
How does one describe a 'Bond Girl'?
"In what may be the first study of super-spy James Bond to include an extensive look at Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, legal scholar Caplen kicks off his Shaken & Stirred series with a fascinating look at 'the most celebrated, often trivialized, but ultimately academically neglected Bondian subject: the Bond Girl.' In this extensive but eminently readable study of Bond's many female partners, Caplen analyzes in detail the Bond Girl's evolutionary journey over the course of the past five decades . . . ."
Publisher's Weekly ★ 12/16/2013
Shaken & Stirred:
The Feminism of James Bond