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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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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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“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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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

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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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A Social Negotiation of Hope

Male West African Youth, ‘Waithood’ and the Pursuit of Social Becoming through Football

Christian Ungruhe and James Esson

“entrepreneur of self, being for himself his own capital, being for himself his own producer, being for himself the source of his earnings” ( Foucault 2008: 226 ). This individuated understanding of the sporting body as a means to generate an income has been

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Virtual (Dis)orientations and the Luminosity of Disabled Girlhood

Anastasia Todd

Youth with Disabilities . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . 10.7551/mitpress/10259.001.0001 Burgess , Jean , and Joshua Green . 2009 . Youtube . Cambridge, UK : Polity Press . Deleuze , Gilles . 1986 . Foucault . Trans. and ed. Sean Hand

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Girls and Young Women Resisting Rape Culture through YouTube Videos

Chloe Krystyna Garcia and Ayesha Vemuri

discourse—how we talk about sexuality—both empowers and weakens individuals and communities ( Fine 1988 ; Foucault 1990; Jones 2011 ). Media, however produced, sends important messages about sexuality that are either actively or surreptitiously marketed