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Black Girls and the Choreography of Citizenship

Jennifer Bethune

, encounter constant reminders that they are “always already defined as the problematic given” (19). Their lives and bodies are under surveillance from all directions as they navigate structures of domination in their everyday lives: Job Corps training

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The Saint Mary's Rape Chant

A Discourse Analysis of Media Coverage

Lyndsay Anderson and Marnina Gonick

self-improvement sit side-by-side with surveillance, discipline and the vilification of those who make the ‘wrong’ ‘choices’” (2007b: 163). Women are understood as active, desiring, social subjects, but they are subject to an increasingly high level of

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Guiding Girls

Neoliberal Governance and Government Educational Resource Manuals in Canada

Lisa Smith and Stephanie Paterson

-being, and overall lifestyle are both valued and encouraged ( Lupton 1995 ; Rose 1990 ). Thus, girl power is part of a more general move towards the cultivation of subjects who, according to Michel Foucault (1991) , internalize surveillance and govern

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Sakai Magara

Activist Girl of Early Twentieth Century Japan

Barbara Hartley

) Furthermore, the women were under constant surveillance. Prior to the 1921 May Day celebrations, members slept at the houses of “friends not targeted by the authorities” in order to avoid yobi kensaku (preventative detention) ( Kondō 1990: 25 ). Following

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Sarah Hill

body of work that explores girls’ self-representation practices in relation to discourses of visibility, selfhood, and surveillance while also exploring the intersection between girls’ media studies, disability studies, and feminist work on the body

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Heta Mulari

urban story means understanding it not only as a means of commuting but, rather, especially for young people, as a space of control and surveillance because of their age, and a space for creating and maintaining material and digital friendships, as well

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Spatializing Black Girlhood

Rap Music and Strategies of Refusal

Asilia Franklin-Phipps

that home cultures, languages, and ways of being are irreconcilable with academic success ( Shange 2019 ; Wun 2016 ). Shange's observation about Black girls’ spatial domination in a high school committed to social justice is that the [s]urveillance

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Shara Crookston and Monica Klonowski

). Furthermore, Rosalind Gill asserts that women's magazines cement postfeminist notions of self-surveillance, self-monitoring, and self-discipline; “femininity has been portrayed as contingent—requiring constant anxious attention, work and vigilance” (2008: 155

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Ensuring Failure?

The Impact of Class on Girls in Swedish Secure Care

Maria A. Vogel

builds on discourses construing at-risk working-class girls as bad girls. The girls were constantly monitored, and their behavioral development was assessed to ascertain whether they were improving. This surveillance made their own choices to participate

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Black Girls Swim

Race, Gender, and Embodied Aquatic Histories

Samantha White

cleanliness” (64). Under the guise of health, Black girls were encouraged to view the body as a site that required surveillance and transformation that could be achieved through an engagement with consumer culture. In the gymnasium, Black girls navigated