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The Girl in the GIF

Reading the Self into Girlfriendship

Akane Kanai

social. Here, reading, as a social practice, produces the self as part of a larger public tethered to a common position in affects and discourses of femininity. Consider the post below: “When I’m shoveling food in my face and someone cute walks by

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Guiding Girls

Neoliberal Governance and Government Educational Resource Manuals in Canada

Lisa Smith and Stephanie Paterson

soccer league to enjoy feeling strong. There are lots of fun options” (NSACSW 2008: 33). Similarly, 4 Girls Only! suggests, “Build your self-confidence the healthy way. Did you know? Girls who eat healthy foods and exercise have more than strong bodies

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Stiles X. Simmons and Karen M. Feathers

the differences between their lives and the event depicted in the text, the boys easily moved to placing themselves and their families in the text. John: Well, we would probably have food like chicken and other stuff. We would play basketball instead

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“Be Prepared!” (But Not Too Prepared)

Scouting, Soldiering, and Boys’ Roles in World War I

Lucy Andrew

conditions in schools, including insufficient food supplies and inadequate provision of physical education. Perhaps most significantly, the report identified adolescence as the crucial period for determining the individual’s proper development or

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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

least I don’t have to work part time like my friends, she pays the bills and buy me food, so I kinda have to do well in school. Despite the widespread belief that some black parents who have never had a formal education tend to devalue education, the

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Buffeted by Political Winds

Children’s Literature in Communist Romania

Adrian Solomon

“controller” stories about uncivilized enemies who want to rule the world and one’s country: “The true friend when / he sits at your table doesn’t / stretch out his legs by / your plate of food / like the Yankee / does as a sign / of scorn and defiance” (58

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Narratives of Ambivalence

The Ethics of Vulnerability and Agency in Research with Girls in the Sex Trade

Alexandra Ricard-Guay and Myriam Denov

defined as any situation in which a child or an adolescent under the age of 18 is involved in a sexual act in exchange for a benefit that might be in cash or in kind (material, such as food, cigarettes, drugs or non-material, such as a roof for the night

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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

peoples produced food and pelts for their use-value while controlling the means of production. Also, it foregrounds the perspective that trade with Europeans was one aspect of Indigenous life ( Peers 2007 ). Further, Indian trade symbolizes a narrative

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Perfect Love in a Better World

Same-Sex Attraction between Girls

Wendy L. Rouse

management, food, clothing, furnishing, and the family. Even traditionally academic subjects such as science, economics, and literature were focused on practical implications for the housewife. The mission of the school was to groom young women for their

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Thebes Troutman as Traveling Tween

Revising the Family Story

Margaret Steffler

wholly of it” (2004: 11). The layers of encrusted dirt, blood, snot, food, tears, and sweat provide a type of excrescence that protects as it hardens, but is also capable of breaking down, wearing away, and being sloughed off. The skin as a crust