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Ensuring Failure?

The Impact of Class on Girls in Swedish Secure Care

Maria A. Vogel

discourses of class intersect with the gendered discipline of girls in secure care. Secure care can be understood as a site in which repressive and productive forms of power meet to produce subjects (Foucault [1974]1987). Such a theoretical perspective

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Working Hard, Hanging Back

Constructing the Achieving Girl

Colette Slagle

discursively created across many context-specific sites. Drawing from Foucault’s The Archaeology of Knowledge , she examines both media constructions and girls’ own constructions of such a girl. The book is a multisite, interdisciplinary study that works to

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“Farmers Don't Dance”

The Construction of Gender in a Rural Scottish School

Fiona G. Menzies and Ninetta Santoro

position to occupy rather than a fixed role” ( McRae 1996: 242 ). We draw here on the work of Foucault (1974 , 1980 , 1981 ) and Judith Butler (1990 , 2004) to offer insight into how and why pupils take up gendered positions in school. Of particular

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The Abstinence Only Until Marriage Program and Girl (Dis)empowerment

Kaoru Miyazawa

citizenship ( Weeks 1998 ). At the same time, in the history of modern nation-states, as Foucault pointed out (see Davidson 2008 ; Dreyfus and Rabinow 1983 ), sexuality has also been the major site in which biopower has operated to regulate citizens

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Ethical Practice and the Study of Girlhood

April Mandrona

Saba Mahmood who extends Michel Foucault’s theorizing. In her reading of Foucault, for example, Mahmood writes, Foucault distinguished ethical practices from ‘morals,’ reserving the latter to refer to sets of norms, rules, values, and injunctions

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The Cum Shot (Re)Interpreted in Terms of Contamination and Control

James K. Beggan

control of one's own body, it is possible to exert control over another's body. According to Michel Foucault (1977) , bodies are made to operate in response to signals that stem from systems of relationships that maintain order. From this perspective

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“Something Good Distracts Us from the Bad”

Girls Cultivating Disruption

Crystal Leigh Endsley

different version of success. Social institutions like family and school consume large portions of girls’ lives, often working to ensure that they are read in disempowering ways while managing them accordingly (see Foucault 1980 ). These relationships are

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“The Rain It Takes to Learn the Limits of the Self”

Wetness, Masculinity, and Neoliberal Erotics in Andrew McMillan's Playtime

Nicholas Hauck

correspond and reply to the following three premises, which are inspired by Michel Foucault's work on neoliberal economies of the body and pleasure, and by contemporary discourse influenced by his work: (1) Neoliberalism shifts and intensifies the

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Disability, Girlhood, and Vulnerability in Transnational Contexts

Nirmala Erevelles and Xuan Thuy Nguyen

and Lennard Davis . Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan . 10.1057/9781137023001_17 Gannon , Susanne , and Marnina Gonick ( 2014 ). “ ‘Choir Practice’ in Three Movements: Analyzing a Story of Girlhood through Deleuze, Butler, and Foucault .” Pp

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Lolita Speaks

Disrupting Nabokov’s “Aesthetic Bliss”

Michele Meek

: a Memoir in Books .” Women’s Studies 43 ( 1 ): 52 – 72 . http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00497878.2014.852422 . 10.1080/00497878.2014.852422 Hocquenghem , Guy , Michel Foucault , and Jean Danet . 1988 . “ Sexual Morality and the Law .” In