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Conditional Freedom

A Portrait of Young Men's Sense of Belonging to the Street in Maputo, Mozambique

Andrea Moreira

unemployment and recurrent incarceration, was a determinant in perpetuating my interlocutors’ marginalization. There has been wide interest, academic as well as political, in the study of youth and masculinity. Young people in Africa represent a marginalized

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Wooden Man

Coetzee or the Possibility of Differend as Ethics

Teresa Joaquim

masculinity’s hegemonic tenets, Matias’s book is anything but unstable; indeed, reading it is a calm and clear process. As Matias draws us into Coetzee’s trilogy, we as readers witness how multiple questions arise in terms of the politics it espouses, with

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Michael R. M. Ward

, education, health, politics and change, and violence and peace. Working alongside Raewyn, these special issues, dedicated to this important work, will be edited by Victoria Cann, Kopano Ratele, Sebastián Madrid, Anna Tarrant, and myself. We have assembled

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Gamed by the System

Exploring Black Male Youths’ Motivation to Participate in Sports

Deborwah Faulk, Robert A. Bennett III, and James L. Moore III

. Sports as a Masculine Legitimacy Tool Historically, gender politics and gender performance have been tightly linked to adolescent and adult sports participation ( Connell 1996 ; Holland and Andre 1994 ; Swain 2003 ). Presently, in a society in which

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Christianity and Sexuality

Girls and Women Forge New Paths

Sharon Woodill

, secular or religious, that harbour destructive potential, we as scholars and activists are pressed to imagine and invent tools that can navigate the complexity of lived experiences and unnecessarily oppressive discourses and their political structures

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Queer Girlhoods in Contemporary Comics

Disrupting Normative Notions

Mel Gibson

enabling political and aesthetic work of bearing witness powerfully because of [their] rich narrative texture” ( 2010: 4 ). It can also be argued that comics are able to present a queer space in which cohesive and diverse groups exist that are not dominated

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“Like Alice, I was Brave”

The Girl in the Text in Olemaun’s Residential School Narratives

Roxanne Harde

struggle that also becomes political action. While struggling to relearn Inuvialuktun and reclaim her cultural traditions, Olemaun offers a running critique of the institutions that attempted to steal her girlhood and identity even as they afforded what

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Sami Schalk

attractiveness. Girl Power, thus defined, leaves neither material nor discursive spaces for a differentially constituted disabled girlhood” (2005: 254, emphasis in original). Elsewhere, Erevelles (2011) contends that disability is deployed as a political and

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I’m Not Loud, I’m Outspoken

Narratives of Four Jamaican Girls’ Identity and Academic Success

Rowena Linton and Lorna McLean

identity despite being amongst the most socially, economically, and politically disadvantaged and excluded groups within Canadian society ( Wilson and Flicker 2015 ). To further our understanding of black girls’ long history of academic dominance and

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Stephanie Russo

, the minutiae of Tudor politics. The plot of Longshore's Tarnish ( 2013 ) for example, turns on Anne's social gaffes, as well as her attempt to capture the attention of men at court by flirting with the notorious court lothario, the Tudor poet Thomas