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Attitude or Age

Girlhood in Renaissance England

Reina Green

discussions even as we remain cognizant that there is nothing essential about either ‘girls’ or ‘women’” (203). As the first book-length study of girlhood in English Renaissance literature, it will appeal to scholars interested in girl studies as well as in

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Naughtiest Girls, Go Girls, and Glitterbombs

Exploding Schoolgirl Fictions

Lucinda McKnight

Fictions (1990) and complicate notions of reading the girl. Yet I would not want to stop in a girlsstudies ghetto, and, as in my other work ( McKnight 2015a , 2015b ), seek to use concepts and insights of girlsstudies for broader impact; I intend

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Authenticity and Aspiration

Exploring the CBBC Television Tween

Sarah Godfrey

. 2007 . “ Revisiting GirlsStudies .” Journal of Children and Media 1 ( 2 ): 105 – 125 . doi:10.1080/17482790701339118 . 10.1080/17482790701339118 Messenger Davies , Maire . 2010 . Children, Media and Culture . London : Oxford University

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“This Is My Story”

The Reclaiming of Girls’ Education Discourses in Malala Yousafzai’s Autobiography

Rosie Walters

discourses by contextualizing her story, challenging assumptions that readers might make about her childhood, and turning the gaze back onto the West. In doing so, I argue that girl studies scholars have a duty to pay heed to the everyday acts and

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Personal, Powerful, Political

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

Catherine Vanner and Anuradha Dugal

. “ Girls Today: Girls, Girl Culture and Girl Studies .” Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 1 ( 1 ): 13 – 32 . https://doi.org/10.3167/ghs.2008.010103 . 10.3167/ghs.2008.010103 Edell , Dana , Lyn Mikel Brown , and Deborah Tolman

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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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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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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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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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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