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In Memoriam

Tribute to Joyce Canaan

Shirin Housee

For my dear friend, colleague and comrade Joyce. I write this with great sadness. Joyce fought a strong and brave battle against cancer for nearly two years, hoping that the treatments would finally end so she could get on with her life. This was my hope, too, because Joyce has so much ‘unfinished business’ – the book to complete, the articles to write and her contribution to the struggles of the land movement in Brazil to make. In a truly Freirean sense, she was building a movement with this community of farmers, teachers and academics. Joyce struggled against capitalism and its many violences and oppressions – imperialism, racism, sexism, ableism. ‘Fuck them all,’ she would say. ‘Fuck them all and let us build a better world’.

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Natalie Clark

resisting? What strengths and resistance can you identify in her story? If we situate the girl and the present policy within the context of colonialism, poverty, racism, and discrimination among others, how is this policy, in reference to her, shaped by

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Anxiety and learning

Cultural polarisation in social science courses

Jose Leonardo Santos

willingness to treat the actions of partisan opponents as legitimate’ ( Iyengar and Westwood 2015: 705 ). Experiments found affective polarisation had an even more divisive effect than racism, since people would attempt to self-correct racist tendencies, but

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Brigette Krieg

occurrences provided the foundation for current issues affecting young Indigenous women. These incidents—residential school and the consequent involvement with the foster system—have bred racism along with the stereotypes and assumptions attached to Indigenous

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Personal, Powerful, Political

Activist Networks by, for, and with Girls and Young Women

Catherine Vanner and Anuradha Dugal

patriarchy, racism, and other discriminatory structures ( Bergmann and Ossewaarde 2020 ; Walters 2016 ). There remains a stubborn process of making girls—particularly girls of color and other socially marginalized girls— invisible in public discourse and in

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Terms of Silence

Weaknesses in Corporate and Law Enforcement Responses to Cyberviolence against Girls

Suzanne Dunn, Julie S. Lalonde, and Jane Bailey

-oriented nonviolent technologies. As Fairbairn and Black (2015) point out, these organizations focus not only on individual safety strategies but also on addressing intersecting systemic issues underlying cyberviolence, such as racism, homophobia, and sexism

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I’m Not Loud, I’m Outspoken

Narratives of Four Jamaican Girls’ Identity and Academic Success

Rowena Linton and Lorna McLean

have been affected by interlocking systems of oppression such as sexism, classism, and racism. Womanism seeks to understand these linked systems of oppression rather than merely opposing patriarchal ideologies ( Collins 2000 ; Crenshaw 1989 ; Phillips

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From Risk to Resistance

Girls and Technologies of Nonviolence

Laurel Hart

access and recruit young Indigenous girls, making them readily available to pimps and johns given the “racism and sexism in Canadian culture that has allowed Indigenous women to be devalued and viewed as disposable sexual objects.” He suggests that

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From a Bendy Straw to a Twirly Straw

Growing up Disabled, Transnationally

Shilpaa Anand

-line of what looks like an anti-racism demonstration. In subversively invoking typical features of a Bollywood film, the director has Khanum literally falling into Laila’s lap in the post-demonstration teargas-infested chaos. Khanum’s boldness and Laila

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“Something Good Distracts Us from the Bad”

Girls Cultivating Disruption

Crystal Leigh Endsley

, she identifies contradictory parts of her life which is not uncommon for girls who must contend with the “matrix of domination” ( Collins 2000: 18 ) where racism, classism, sexism, and other forms of oppression intersect. Girls facing these challenges