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Malcolm Turvey

it existed in the work of literary scholars such as Seymour Chatman in the mid-1980s into a systematic theory of film narration; he draws on the constructivist tradition in cognitive psychology to explain how viewers comprehend narrative films; and he

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Girls with Disabilities

A Rights Perspective

Claudia Mitchell

represented simply as girls within the heterogeneity of different girlhoods. In some ways the normalizing effect of depiction and representation in popular culture itself might be read as the barometer, and we might look at a representation in the 1980s of a

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Negotiating the Nation in History

The Swedish State Approval Scheme for Textbooks and Teaching Aids from 1945 to 1983

Henrik Åström Elmersjö

between the Second World War and the mid-1980s. These discussions will be related to notions about citizenship and identity found in curricula and syllabi for history teaching during this time period in an effort to investigate the negotiation of these

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Queering Virginity

From Unruly Girls to Effeminate Boys

Eftihia Mihelakis

–1917), guerilla women from Argentina, and military women from Chile during the dictatorship of the 1970s and 1980s who would not necessarily have been included in Western histories of virginity, mainly because of what Hanne Blank refers to as the racial bias of

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Dutch Economic Textbooks in the 1970s

Raising the Status of a New Secondary School Type by Means of Mathematical Abstraction

Gerrit F. Gorter, Hilda T. A. Amsing, and Jeroen J. H. Dekker

analyzing reports and teacher magazines about (economics) education. The selection of representative Dutch textbooks was based on market shares for both the 1970s and the 1980s. De Kern van de Economie by Heertje held a market share of about 80 percent in

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A Vision of the Viewer

Situating Narration in the Fiction Film in the Context of Theories of Narrative Comprehension

Joseph P. Magliano and James A. Clinton

eras that reflect the zeitgeist in terms of research questions, theoretical frameworks, and methodology in narrative comprehension research. The first (mid-1970s–mid-1980s) provided the psychological grounding for Bordwell. This era primarily focused on

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Building the Femorabilia Special Collection

Methodologies and Practicalities

Nickianne Moody

will not; he notes that this is also acknowledged as an organizing principle of the bestselling horror films of the 1980s. Moreover, the significance of the endings of these stories can be given a different interpretation. The restoration of stable

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Statutory Rape or Postfeminism in Pretty Little Liars?

Shara Crookston

this relationship an area of inquiry. Postfeminism, asserts Angela McRobbie, is a process by which “feminist gains of the 1970s and 1980s are actively and relentlessly undermined” ( 2009:11 ), and, according to Sarah Whitney, “designates a contemporary

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Experiencing, Using, and Teaching History

Two History Teachers’ Relations to History and Educational Media

Robert Thorp

(female, born in 1959) has been teaching in lower secondary schools since the mid-1980s; teacher 2 (male, born in 1964) has been a lower secondary school teacher since the early 2000s. Both teachers come from a working class background and from families

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Torben Grodal

also Californians who lack the more conservative American values). For most of the film, John is in a dirty undershirt or naked, whereas the archenemy is dressed in a jacket and tie. The firm is even a Japanese company, and Japan was in the 1980s