Search Results

You are looking at 41 - 49 of 49 items for :

  • Media Studies x
Clear All
Full access

Queer Girlhoods in Contemporary Comics

Disrupting Normative Notions

Mel Gibson

women. … Generally, they feature lady protagonists kicking ass in a variety of positive ways. … It's hopeful to write stories that exist in that space, because it gives you strength. I think it's very valuable and very important (quoted in Ching 2017

Free access

Tweens as Technofeminists

Exploring Girlhood Identity in Technology Camp

Jen England and Robert Cannella

technologies. Set to Katy Perry’s self-described “female empowerment” song 6 “Roar” ( Payne 2015 ), Clarivel’s documentary opens and closes with shots of campers in strength poses: arms crossed, hands on hips, fists up like superheroes. For most of her

Open access

Girlhood and Ethics

The Role of Bodily Integrity

Mar Cabezas and Gottfried Schweiger

deserves to have access to a soccer ball and whether she thinks she has the resources and strength to reverse any present circumstance preventing her from accessing that experience of kicking it is directly linked to her capabilities related to her self

Full access

Close to You

Karen Carpenter and the Body-Martyr in Queer Memory

Julian Binder

the end, claimed victory over her body and her name” ( Hoerburger 1996 ). Here, anorexia is personified, and the example encapsulates how Karen's life story was remembered not as a narrative of “female strength or self-reliance, [but as one of] a

Free access

Dustin William Louie

from the strength of the lived experience, we can also rely on the Indigenous knowledges present in traditional communities to be translated into academic theory. To encourage systemic change, stakeholders must honor transformational Indigenous theory

Full access

The Young Indigenous Women's Utopia Group, Cindy Moccasin, Jessica McNab, Catherine Vanner, Sarah Flicker, Jennifer Altenberg, and Kari-Dawn Wuttunee

at Indigenous girls. YIWU was founded by Kari-Dawn Wuttunee, a nêhiyaw-iskwêw woman from Red Pheasant First Nation. She wanted to use Indigenous ways of knowing to challenge gender-based violence (GBV) by fostering the collective strengths

Full access

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

girls, but address the interests, access requirements, and strengths of people whose voices tend to be overlooked or obscured in traditional research approaches ( Mitchell and Reid-Walsh 2009 ; Mohanty 2013 ). The GAGE methodological toolkit is designed

Free access

Sarah Hill

independence, assertiveness and strength, laced with patriarchal notions of beauty and attractiveness. Girl Power, thus defined, leaves neither material nor discursive spaces for differentially constituted disabled girlhood” (2005: 254). This lack of space for

Free access

Perfect Love in a Better World

Same-Sex Attraction between Girls

Wendy L. Rouse

“know that this thing exists and should guard against its faintest expression.” She explained, “In my own case the strength of my love [for a woman] swept me off my feet, but I never believed that it was right or decent.” The biggest negative impact she