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Naughtiest Girls, Go Girls, and Glitterbombs

Exploding Schoolgirl Fictions

Lucinda McKnight

Walkerdine’s academic Schoolgirl Fictions (1990) , and my recently completed and bound thesis, The Glitterbomb: Designing Curriculum and Identity with Girls’ Popular Culture (2014). These books in my bookshelves as a white, Anglo middle-class Australian

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Girls’ Voices and Civic Engagement in Student Journalism

Piotr S. Bobkowski and Genelle I. Belmas

extracurricular journalism opportunities, and approximately 18 percent of US students in grades 10 to 12 take journalism classes or produce student news publications or digital media ( Bobkowski et al. 2012 , 2017). While white students are more likely than non

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Claudia Mitchell

the girls in these activities … as part of a socialization process” and makes it clear that this participation must be considered critically as “formative experience in which class, age, gender, and ethnic distinctions define certain tasks as girls

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April Mandrona

marginalized group (see Minow 1986 ) but, surely, “[t]o talk of ‘children’ is to talk of a complex and densely varied class of people and to gloss over all that difference” ( Jones 2001: 175 ). As noted by Erica Burman, “a focus on gender illuminates a key way

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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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Tehmina Pirzada

, shopping, wearing make-up, and occasionally skipping class. However, her desire to challenge the status quo that marginalizes people is what makes her extraordinary. In Going Gogi (2009), we see Gogi working in a village and talking about the hard (often

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“Something Good Distracts Us from the Bad”

Girls Cultivating Disruption

Crystal Leigh Endsley

better be good. We were going to spend that afternoon making use of a literary and feminist tradition designed to explore how girls “engage with the complex identificatory possibilities … to negotiate their gendered, raced, classed, and sexed identities

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Girls with Disabilities in the Global South

Rethinking the Politics of Engagement

Xuan Thuy Nguyen

attitudes towards disability and gender; lack of access to education and disability services; unequal power relationships with their community and family members; unemployment; and financial instability. The intersections between and among class, age, gender

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Textbooks in Periods of Political Transition after the Second World War

Kira Mahamud Angulo and Anna Ascenzi

well as in the textbooks produced during such complex processes. Furthermore, adhering to the historical turn in democratization studies, it is possible to address education as one of the agents of the process, a non-class factor driving institutional

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Enis Sulstarova

submission of Islam was interpreted through the lens of class struggle, as for example in the assertion that “the Muslim religion demanded believers to submit to aristocrats and their power and not to rise against the severe oppression and exploitation.” 8