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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

hereditary Mohawk chief and an upper class Englishwoman. Tekahionwake witnessed settlers displacing fur trade society and transforming Indigenous society in part by subjugating Indigenous women. Her essay provides a detailed account of the fictional Indian

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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

. While it is important to acknowledge the abuses committed against minors in the sex trade, this one-dimensional narrative may come into opposition with how the girls themselves perceive their experiences, and may actually hinder an understanding of the

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Dustin William Louie

preying on underage girls. Indigenous women and girls are significantly overrepresented in the Western Canadian sex trade; they are estimated to make up 50 to 90 percent of the trade in major cities of this region ( NWAC 2014 ; Sethi 2007 ; Totten 2009

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Claudia Mitchell

same easy-to-access populations over and over again because of the difficulty of reaching girls who are out of school or who are employed as domestic workers or who are involved in the sex trade? How far are we willing to go, as researchers, to adjust

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Smart Girl Identity

Possibilities and Implications

Bernice Loh

parental support in their academic endeav ours were less likely to make such trade-offs because “parental commitment helped them negotiate the pulls of peer culture” (77), thus reemphasizing the importance of social class and structural supports in the

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The Schoolboy Sports Story

A Phenomenon and a Period Distinctive in the Cultural History of America

R.W. (Bob) Reising

, but readers reared on trade books will find it difficult to access. It is unfortunate, too, that Muscular Christianity receives but one brief mention; as Clifford Putney explains in Muscular Christianity (2001) , that movement proved powerful during

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Robyn Singleton, Jacqueline Carter, Tatianna Alencar, Alicia Piñeirúa-Menéndez, and Kate Winskell

agrarian reforms and the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in the 1990s ( White et al. 2003 ). NAFTA facilitated cheap agricultural imports such as corn and beans, against which local farmers were unable to compete, forcing

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April Mandrona

assumptions and rhetoric about girls are not replicated in policy. The third article, “Narratives of Ambivalence: The Ethics of Vulnerability and Agency in Research on Girls in the Sex Trade,” explores the ethics of how language constructs reality for girls

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When Jackie Coogan Had His Hair Cut

Masculinity, Maturity, and the Movies in the 1920s

Peter W. Lee

Coogan had long outgrown his infantile years and would soon enter adolescence, the trade journal’s statement hinted at the mentality of womenfolk reluctant to see their previously babied sons enter manhood. “More boy and less angel,” sighed Gray. The

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Buffeted by Political Winds

Children’s Literature in Communist Romania

Adrian Solomon

were within reach, they filled the prisons, on the backdrop of an unrelenting hate campaign. Who were they? An 11-year-old boy from a family hit by drought, hunger, poverty, and pellagra is dispatched to the city to learn a trade in a workshop. As his