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Sarah E. Whitney

(predominately white) tween hero, Winston emphasizes the continuous progression of her protagonist’s skills over the transition from elementary to junior high school, and adds supportive adult female mentors. By offering a politics of continuity rather than

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Personal, Powerful, Political

Activist Networks by, for, and with Girls and Young Women

Catherine Vanner and Anuradha Dugal

constraining them. It recognizes that girl activists often operate within girl-led and/or intergenerational activism networks that are characterized by complicated power dynamics ( Brown 2016 ). While there is increasing recognition of girls as political

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Jasmyn Galley

analogous to the cultural, political, and social oppression of Aboriginal Peoples throughout history at the hands of colonialists as well as at those of contemporary Canadians. I will discuss how Highway’s play also implies hopeful potential for change in

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Claudia Mitchell

Gesa Kirsch, in her book, Ethical Dilemmas in Feminist Research: The Politics of Location, Interpretation and Publication ( 1999 ) posed these same questions in relation to feminist research with women. Kirsch raises concerns, applicable, I think, to

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Making It Up

Intergenerational Activism and the Ethics of Empowering Girls

Emily Bent

: Girls’ Spectacular (Dis)empowerment Intergenerational partnership means bringing girls into our political lives, intentionally disrupting generational power dynamics between adults and girls, and sharing our stories and experiences as feminist

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Laurel Hart, Pamela Lamb, and Joshua Cader

juxtaposing and comparing different perspectives. Our interdisciplinary backgrounds include fine arts and education (Hart), women’s studies and education (Lamb), and social movements and political science (Cader). By comparing our reflections, we illuminate

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“I’m No Donna Reed”

Postfeminist Rhetoric in Christian At-Home Daughterhood Texts

Elizabeth Shively

feminist concerns about the practice while, at the same time, dismissing feminist politics. In order to make this movement legible to contemporary women, advocates employ postfeminist strategies to suggest that they do, in fact, value women, while at the

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Kaoru Miyazawa

important to introduce them to Weeks’s (1998) notion of sexual citizenship. This is because sexual citizenship embraces both the public and the political nature of sexuality, and it assists girls to make conscious decisions related to sexuality in the

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Girlhood and Ethics

The Role of Bodily Integrity

Mar Cabezas and Gottfried Schweiger

inequalities and provide a basis for measuring well-being in the lives of girls. The capability approach can be interpreted as a non-ideal normative theory of justice and freedom, and, therefore, as a framework in which to theorize ethical and political

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Chloe Krystyna Garcia and Ayesha Vemuri

is little academic research to investigate the transformative roles of YouTube in terms of its pedagogical as well as political potentials” (2010: 7). In this article, we respond to this gap by analyzing the main themes in 10 videos about rape culture