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Joan Njagi

Communication technologies such as social and mobile media are considered useful in contributing to breaking down barriers of access to mainstream media platforms such as TV, radio, and newspapers, thereby increasing social and political

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Claudia Mitchell

we be more attentive to social and political constructions of age. This issue is central to Nancy Lesko’s (2012) ground-breaking work in Act Your Age! A Cultural Construction of Adolescence , a work that compelled us to rethink how we saw these

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James Marten

provided by the government, became “a political act that validated for veterans themselves the role they had played in the founding of the new country” (140). Caroline Cox died after a long battle with cancer before Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution

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Liam Wrigley

theoretical, policy, and empirical findings that confirm working-class masculinity is still in transition with regard to the digital, geographical, methodological, theoretical, and political transformations of the last 50 years. I wholeheartedly recommend

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Theorizing Boys’ Literacies and Boys’ Literatures in Contemporary Times

Garth Stahl and Cynthia Brock

Education 7 ( 1 ): 1 – 6 . doi:10.1080/13603110210143608 . 10.1080/13603110210143608 Keddie , Amanda . 2007 . “ Issues of Power, Masculinity, and Gender Justice: Sally’s Story of Teaching Boys .” Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of

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Miley, What’s Good?

Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda, Instagram Reproductions, and Viral Memetic Violence

Aria S. Halliday

built on ideological and political constructions of individuals and groups of people against white, European ideals. This reconsideration of discourse as the construction of what is seen through the lenses of power and privilege is what Mirzoeff (2011

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Statutory Rape or Postfeminism in Pretty Little Liars?

Shara Crookston

therefore able to enter into the relationship with Ezra as an equal partner. Radical feminism, as defined by Mann entails a “woman-centered, revolutionary politics that is conscious of how men in particular and patriarchal institutions in gender benefit from

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Sharing Images, Spoiling Meanings?

Class, Gender, and Ethics in Visual Research with Girls

Janet Fink and Helen Lomax

we seek to shield them. The period’s structure of feeling also reveals widespread political and social concerns about the need to protect and support the emotional and physical wellbeing of children and young people, especially those who are

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Towards a Fairer Future

An Activist Model of Black Girl Leadership

Courtney Cook

effect on the nature of Black girlhood. Ruth Nicole Brown asserts that the citizenship of Black girls is not inherently tied to their social-political identity as marginal group members. Their childhoods are not free from injustice and inequality, and

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Marie Puysségur

of place, gender, and identity, incorporating the socio-political awareness of their forerunners to outline “more meditative investigations of peripheral spaces in relation to the drama of growing up female” ( Tarr 2012: 193 ). Place, as efficiently