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Girl Constructed in Two Nonfiction Texts

Sexual Subject? Desired Object?

Mary Ann Harlan

, and Beth Cooper Benjamin . 2004 . “ Women, Girls, and the Unfinished Work of Connection: A Critical Review of American GirlsStudies .” In All About the Girl: Culture, Power, and Identity , ed. by Anita Harris , 15 – 28 . New York

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The Girlhood Project

Pivoting our Model with Girls During COVID-19

Cheryl Weiner, Kathryn Van Demark, Sarah Doyle, Jocelyn Martinez, Fia Walklet, and Amy Rutstein-Riley

that youth and young adults can serve as powerful allies to share the collective wisdom they hold. In the “Girlhood, Identity, and Girl Culture” course, students are provided with a theoretical introduction to the field of girlsstudies that is

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The Girl in the GIF

Reading the Self into Girlfriendship

Akane Kanai

normative standards of appearance, popularity, and sexuality ( Brandes and Levin 2013 ; Dean and Laidler 2013 ; Elm 2009 ; Holmes 2016 ; Marwick 2015 ; Mazzarella 2008 ; Shade 2008 ; Stokes 2010 ; Vickery 2010 ). This girlsstudies scholarship

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The Doll “InbeTween”

Online Doll Videos and the Intertextuality of Tween Girl Culture

Jessica E. Johnston

Company in 1986. The 18-inch preadolescent dolls come with period clothing, accessories, set pieces, and a book series documenting each doll’s historical journey. As more dolls have been added to the line, scholars in girlsstudies and childhood studies

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Being a Responsible Violent Girl?

Exploring Female Violence, Self-management, and ADHD

Hanna Bertilsdotter Rosqvist and Linda Arnell

Annelie Bränström Öhman . 2013 . “ Situating Nordic GirlsStudies .” Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 6 ( 2 ): 3 – 10 . 10.3167/ghs.2013.060202 Hauge , Mona-Iren . 2009 . “ Bodily Practices and Discourses of Hetero

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Social Isolation and Disrupted Privacy

Impacts of COVID-19 on Adolescent Girls in Humanitarian Contexts

Sarah Baird, Sarah Alheiwidi, Rebecca Dutton, Khadija Mitu, Erin Oakley, Tassew Woldehanna, and Nicola Jones

). In this regard, insights from girlsstudies literature—which focuses on critically engaging with how the figure of the girl is constructed, and its use and meaning as a category within different settings—provides a useful perspective from which to

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Paula MacDowell

2013: 20 ), so capturing girls’ perspectives and learning from them cannot happen often enough or too soon in girlsstudies and media education research. Unequivocally, today’s girls are considerably disadvantaged and disempowered if they do not

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Olga Zdravomyslova and Elena Onegina

, Catherine . 2002 . Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory . New York : Columbia University Press . Driscoll , Catherine . 2008 . “ Girls Today: Girls, Girl Culture and Girl Studies .” Girlhood Studies: An

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“Stumbling Upon Feminism”

Teenage Girls’ Forays into Digital and School-Based Feminisms

Crystal Kim and Jessica Ringrose

lives” (Schubert 1996 cited in Sowards and Renegar 2006: 61 ). Girls are creating innovative subcultures of feminist thought on the Internet as summed up by girlsstudies scholar Harris, who says, “What is required, I think, is an openness in our ideas