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Girl Constructed in Two Nonfiction Texts

Sexual Subject? Desired Object?

Mary Ann Harlan

.2.0028 Baumgardner , Jennifer , and Amy Richards . 2004 . “ Feminism and Femininity: Or How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Thong .” In All About the Girl: Culture, Power, and Identity , ed. Anita Harris , 59 – 67 . New York : Routledge . Bazelon

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Hanna Retallack

-9004.2010.00293.x Orenstein , Peggy . Cinderella Ate my Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture . New York . Harper/HarperCollins Publishers . Ringrose , Jessica , Laura Harvey , Rosalind Gill , and Sonia Livingstone

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Way to Go

The Significance of Place for Girls and Girlhood Studies

Eva Hoffmann

Irish Girls?” provides a counter reading of nineteenth-century woman writer L. T. Meade, “beloved by girls and a popularizer of girlscultures” but “disapproved of by the adult generation” (212). Cahill understands Meade’s “articulations of girlhood

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Contemporary Girls Studies

Reflections on the Inaugural International Girls Studies Association Conference

Victoria Cann, Sarah Godfrey, and Helen Warner

sociological studies together to provide one of the first book-length academic considerations of girlhood and girlscultures. While the cultural and technological landscapes may have changed substantially during this time, many of the questions, concerns, and

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Paula MacDowell

Who or what represents girlhood and girl culture in the global, digital age? How are girls’ identities marketed, distributed, and consumed by popular media texts that are persistently communicating gender messages with attitudes, interpretations

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Authenticity and Aspiration

Exploring the CBBC Television Tween

Sarah Godfrey

Diversity in the Constitution of Contemporary Girlhood .” In All About the Girl: Culture, Power and Identity , ed. Anita Harris and Michelle Fine , 29 – 44 . Routledge : London . Harris , Anita . 2004 . “Introduction.” In All About the Girl

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Sarah E. Whitney

, and shimmering materials like glitter. Kearney’s important work on the use of sparkle in tween girl culture contends that adolescents confront a material culture that “twinkles and shines as if it is bedazzled with pixie dust” (2015: 263). The

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Marie Puysségur

, transnational girl culture oblivious of the constraints of age, class, and place, the girls refuse the paths set out for them. This depiction of girlhood as unmoored, underlined by converging visual and narrative choices, leads both films to resist legibility

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Heather Fitzsimmons Frey

Unhappy Princess .” Samuel French. The British Museum . Massey , Doreen . 2005 . For Space . New York : SAGE Publications . Mitchell , Claudia A. and Jacqueline Reid-Walsh . 2008 . “ How to Study Girl Culture. ” Pp. 17 – 24 in Girl Culture

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Personal, Powerful, Political

Activist Networks by, for, and with Girls and Young Women

Catherine Vanner and Anuradha Dugal

. “ Girls Today: Girls, Girl Culture and Girl Studies .” Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 1 ( 1 ): 13 – 32 . . 10.3167/ghs.2008.010103 Edell , Dana , Lyn Mikel Brown , and Deborah Tolman