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Being a Responsible Violent Girl?

Exploring Female Violence, Self-management, and ADHD

Hanna Bertilsdotter Rosqvist and Linda Arnell

power and that of the girl in crisis. The discourse of girl power (based on the actively engaged girl) includes concepts of self-determination, inner strength, and being true to oneself as important features for which to strive, and as a powerful

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Lolita Speaks

Disrupting Nabokov’s “Aesthetic Bliss”

Michele Meek

still and I don’t have the strength to kick. I don’t care about anything anymore, nothing in the world.” She now feels that she “stink[s] of incest” (138) and is “the sex slave of a French creep” (140). Despite their initial sexual encounter during which

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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

complexity and plurality of these girls’ own sense of self ( Ricard-Guay 2015 ). Thus, it becomes central to include girls’ voices in order to explore not only their vulnerabilities, but also their agency, strength, resilience, and coping strategies ( Saewyc

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Contemporary Girls Studies

Reflections on the Inaugural International Girls Studies Association Conference

Victoria Cann, Sarah Godfrey, and Helen Warner

“this plenary was a wonderful way to showcase the collaborative impact activist-based research work is making” (n.p.). A key strength of any interdisciplinary conference and seminar that explores contemporary childhoods and girl-hoods is not only the

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Overlapping Time and Place

Early Modern England’s Girlhood Discourse and Indigenous Girlhood in the Dominion of Canada (1684-1860)

Haidee Smith Lefebvre

the subjugation of Indigenous females may run the risk of minimizing the positions of strength they maintained for centuries. Scholarly attention to what girls and young women said and did about the evolving social relations between Indigenous and Euro

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Cynthia Maurer

, thus becomes a source of strength for Ashley and Sylvia’s friendship; Ashley sees value in Sylvia’s craziness and confidence, articulating that value for her friend. Brittany, who is familiar with Zoey 101 , did not dispute Ashley’s claim, nor does she

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Sami Schalk

Kagendo Mutua argue that the discourse of “Girl Power can be oppressive when brought to bear on disabled girlhood” because it relies “heavily on ableist ideologies of independence, assertiveness, and strength, laced with patriarchal notions of beauty and

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Girls’ Work in a Rural Intercultural Setting

Formative Experiences and Identity in Peasant Childhood

Ana Padawer

incorporate the active role played by subjects in the production and attribution of meaning to differences, without losing their structural strength in social relationships. In this conceptual turn, anthropologist Claudia Briones (2007) argued some years ago

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Thomas J. Eveland

the array of topics covered and the references and recommended readings accompanying many contributions. A notable strength is that the writings rise above mechanical tips about ‘what to do when’ that are found in many scholarly and university

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Susan Wright and Davydd J. Greenwood

book reviews. Barbara Grant reviews positively Nielsen’s Figuration Work: Student Participation, Democracy and University Reform in a Global Knowledge Economy . She highlights the strengths of this ethnography and how it provokes readers to reflect on