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Theorizing “The Plunge”

(Queer) Girls’ Adolescence, Risk, and Subjectivity in Blue is the Warmest Color

Michelle Miller

, in suspended animation. Then suddenly, shame takes over and I hate myself. I bury myself in the ball of fire that is screaming to get out of my guts (82–83). This growing desire that Clem reports to her diary is not actually new; she has had dreams

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Reframing Disability through Graphic Novels for Girls

Alternative Bodies in Cece Bell’s El Deafo

Wendy Smith-D’Arezzo and Janine Holc

dreaming of a future in which she—and those to whom she hopes to relate—could be “whole and energetic” (1984: 102). This depiction of compromised ability also allows for a re-interpretation of the bully masquerading as a PE teacher. Is this adult socially

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Girlhood and Ethics

The Role of Bodily Integrity

Mar Cabezas and Gottfried Schweiger

marriage and the concurrent abandonment of school and their dreams of living what they call a normal life ( Pitillas and Gómez 2014 ). The fact that about “one in five women and one in 71 men in the United States have experienced rape or attempted rape in

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The Doll “InbeTween”

Online Doll Videos and the Intertextuality of Tween Girl Culture

Jessica E. Johnston

negotiating the stability and pleasures of their youth with the exciting potential of their early adult years. For instance, basilmentos and Rockstar13studios have discussed their filmmaking dreams with their followers. The former, now in college, has credited

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Engaging Anthropological Legacies toward Cosmo-optimistic Futures?

Sharon Macdonald, Henrietta Lidchi, and Margareta von Oswald

practice may well not live up to the dreams. In our conference panel title, as eagle-eyed readers may have noted, we used the term “cosmo-optimal” rather than “cosmo-optimistic.” The former was part of our hope to attract case studies of especially

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David Lempert

]) says that Obama’s childhood dream was to become ‘Prime Minister of Indonesia’ when he grew up (82). One can empathise with 10-year-old Barry, as he was called as a child. He had black skin in an Asian country, and he studied in a school with the

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Laurel Hart, Pamela Lamb, and Joshua Cader

] provides personalized instruction” ( Ananian et al. 2012: 1 ). Let us join Stephenson, beginning in the imagination where most technological activist initiatives begin—where a dream to free a young woman from social oppression takes form in a device called

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Marcos Farias Ferreira, Máiréad Nic Craith, Markéta Slavková, Linda M. Mülli, Mariann Vaczi, Annika Lems, and Işıl Karataş

readings, and dream interpretations (Part IV) are understood against the medicalization of the pain and elaborated as transformative sensory acts against the hegemony of western ocularcentrism. The mundane rituals, gestures, and affections are not only

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Narratives of Ambivalence

The Ethics of Vulnerability and Agency in Research with Girls in the Sex Trade

Alexandra Ricard-Guay and Myriam Denov

put you the idea in your head that women have to be beautiful, she has to be attractive, she must be perfect. … . You know, it was like a dream life [the sex trade]. I always had problems conforming to rules, at school, at home, with curfews. So, for

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Whose Reality Counts?

Emergent Dalitbahujan Anthropologists

Reddi Sekhara Yalamala

Anthropology 2 , no. 1 , . Chossudovsky , M. ( 2003 ), The Globalization of Poverty and the New World Order ( Shanty Bay, ON : Global Outlook ). Cross , J. ( 2009 ), ‘ From Dreams to Discontent: Educated Young Men and