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The Doll “InbeTween”

Online Doll Videos and the Intertextuality of Tween Girl Culture

Jessica E. Johnston

themes, reinforces some audience beliefs that non-normative sexualities and genders are not appropriate for girls to explore. Examinations of race, ethnicity, and disability are not met with the same degree of backlash on AGTube, perhaps because American

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Brigette Krieg

’t think we can, like, our race our culture can survive. Let’s face it, there are very few young people who are interested in culture now a days. And with Elders like, no matter of how bad of a kid you are, almost all native kids looked up to their Kokum

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The Girl in the GIF

Reading the Self into Girlfriendship

Akane Kanai

indeed, assumptions of sameness and universality may be derived from a perspective linked to dominant classed and raced social locations ( Kanai 2017 ). The public, despite its open address, is thus never simply out there waiting for any participant to

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Contemporary Girls Studies

Reflections on the Inaugural International Girls Studies Association Conference

Victoria Cann, Sarah Godfrey, and Helen Warner

second wave feminism was being (rightly) critiqued for being impervious to questions of race and ethnicity, we were struck by the fact that there is still much work to be done if girls studies is to fulfil its potential as a field of study that is both

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Girl Constructed in Two Nonfiction Texts

Sexual Subject? Desired Object?

Mary Ann Harlan

acknowledges and concerns itself with the “distortions created by power imbalances due to gender, race/ethnicity, class, and nation” (53). I ask questions grounded in a feminist standpoint that assumes that power guides what is valued as knowledge. Simply put

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Adolescent Girls with Disabilities in Humanitarian Settings

“I Am Not ‘Worthless’—I Am a Girl with a Lot to Share and Offer”

Emma Pearce, Kathryn Paik, and Omar J. Robles

factors including ethnicity and race, class, religion, age, sexual orientation, and disability also contribute to multiple layers of discrimination ( Moodley and Graham 2015 ; Erevelles and Minear 2010 ; Nguyen and Mitchell 2014 ). Intersectional

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Mixed Message Media

Girls’ Voices and Civic Engagement in Student Journalism

Piotr S. Bobkowski and Genelle I. Belmas

school in negative light, bad press 2 9 Related to mental health and suicide 2 8 Race and racism 1 8 Students getting in trouble 2 6 Weapons, gun control, shootings 1 6 Abortion 1, 2 5 Sex and pregnancy 2 4 Dress code policies 2 4 Alcohol 2 4 Confederate

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Nirmala Erevelles and Xuan Thuy Nguyen

girlhood studies. Rather, every other category of difference, namely race, gender, and sexuality, also eschews the affective politics of vulnerability as embodied in disabled (girl) citizens ( Erevelles 2011 ). Moreover, even if few theorists in girlhood

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Kaoru Miyazawa

also indicates that we must pay attention to the specific nature of sexuality that distinguishes itself from other forms of identity connected to citizenship. In the struggles for equality in relation to race, gender, and class in our history, group

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Speaking Our Truths, Building Our Strengths

Shaping Indigenous Girlhood Studies

Kirsten Lindquist, Kari-dawn Wuttunee, and Sarah Flicker

-1860),” Haidee Lefebvre interprets “Pauline Johnson’s essay, A Strong Race Opinion [that]…criticizes contemporaneous Anglo-Canadian authors for depicting Indian heroines in an artificial light rather than as flesh-and-blood girls.” Lefebvre links this