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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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Questions of Authorship

Some Comments on David Bordwell’s Narration in the Fiction Film

Paisley Livingston

is fundamentally wrong ( Foucault 1969 ; Love 2002 ; Rose 1993 ; Saunders 1992 ; Woodmansee 1984 , Woodmansee and Jaszi 1994 ). As one Foucault-inspired philosopher put this prevalent thesis, “all authorship is constructed, assigned, and

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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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Wandelnde Horizonte des Weltwissens

Zur Raumvorstellung der elementaren Geographieschulbücher des Japanischen Kaiserreichs

Toshiko Ito

Raum, der die Vormoderne und die Moderne in eins verschmelzen lässt Es ist ein halbes Jahrhundert her, dass Michel Foucault das 20. Jahrhundert als das Jahrhundert des Raums bezeichnete. 1 Seit Foucaults Denkanstoß entfaltet sich ein

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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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Imperialism and Nationhood in Children’s Books in Colonial Bengal

Gargi Gangopadhyay

, Chhelebelar Dinguli , 30. 40 Chakraborty, Chhelebelar Dinguli , 31–32. 41 Sunirmal Basu, Jiban Khatar Koyek Pata [Some leaves from the book of my life] (Calcutta: Orient Book Company, 1955), 52. 42 Foucault defines “heterotopia” as a physical place

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The Transmission of Cultural Values via EFL Textbooks in China

Jingyi Li

Journal of Educational Development 29, no. 5 (2009): 523–531. 20 Perry Nodelman, and Mavis Reimer, The Pleasures of Children’s Literature (Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2002), 12–19. 21 See Michel Foucault, “Truth and Power,” in Power/Knowledge: Selected