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Jonathan A. Allan, Chris Haywood, and Frank G. Karioris

critically investigate the usefulness of existing models of masculinity and recognize the cultural specificity and how such specificity is configured across vectors of social power such as generation, class, disability, and ethnicity within the diversity of

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Elizabeth J. McLean, Kazuki Yamada, and Cameron Giles

phallocentric model of sexual time could become so dominant. As such, readers who are hesitant to engage with the book due to its focus on phalluses will somewhat miss the point. After all, Gallop herself wants to “excise” the phallus from her book (13), but is

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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

subsequent plays it apparently inspired Shakespeare to write presented audiences with girl protagonists who braved troubles far more complex than wedding a suitable husband. One of the first girl characters Shakespeare modelled after Elizabeth’s arduous

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Tweens as Technofeminists

Exploring Girlhood Identity in Technology Camp

Jen England and Robert Cannella

develop curricula and lead activities and want to acknowledge how we might have influenced the girls’ experiences. As Blair (2012) notes, it is important to have female camp coaches who serve as models of technology-savvy women. GRTC staff included three

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Who (the) Girls and Boys Are

Gender Nonconformity in Middle-Grade Fiction

Michele Byers

alternative models of gender representation. While it is possible that many children of this age attend schools where gender is almost uniformly expressed in normative ways, offering a literary landscape of diversified gender identification and expression

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Jessica Prioletta

female peers and their ideas. While children may exhibit caring capacities at the kitchen center as they tend to a baby or model caring relations between parents as they play house, such skills can also be supported in other spaces, such as the blocks

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“Something Good Distracts Us from the Bad”

Girls Cultivating Disruption

Crystal Leigh Endsley

audience, SPW attunes us to model accountability through performance “so that leaning on each other becomes more familiar and acceptable” (189) and so we become better at it. I Come From: Identity and Place Maisha Fisher suggests that SPW invites us to

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Naughtiest Girls, Go Girls, and Glitterbombs

Exploding Schoolgirl Fictions

Lucinda McKnight

and girlstudents outside of dominant linear curricular discourses ( Smith 1987 ), as well as seeking productive ways to read girls in the texts we teach. Models for Collecting and Writing Walkerdine’s Schoolgirl Fictions (1990) provided invaluable

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Heather Fitzsimmons Frey

-participant relationships. I worked with Kathleen Gallagher as a research assistant and saw at first hand how she conducts ethical research with project participants and I intentionally modelled my work on hers. Even though her research participants may never read the

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Solveig Roth and Dagny Stuedahl

Introduction Norwegian gender equality ideals are in line with those of the Nordic welfare state model; they seek to remove the gender divide in all aspects of society like family, education, and work life. However, these ideals are not yet fully