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Hieronymus Purwanta

narratives than those of the Soeharto era. The presence of militaristic discourse in the history textbooks of the post-Soeharto era suggests that the Indonesian military still possesses enough political strength to influence educational publications relating

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Veronika Novoselova

strength. Historically, theories of child development imagined children as imperfect, incomplete beings-in-the-making or, as Jens Qvortrup suggested, as “human becomings” (1994: 4) juxtaposed against supposedly rational and independent adults. Childhood

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More Than Just a Simple Refrain?

The Figure of the Girl in International Cinema

Elspeth Mitchell

femininity in relation to younger and older women. One of the strengths of the collection is the articulation of a variety of views that foreground the impossibility of a universal girl figure being represented on screen. For example, surface level readings

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Reframing Disability through Graphic Novels for Girls

Alternative Bodies in Cece Bell’s El Deafo

Wendy Smith-D’Arezzo and Janine Holc

to achieve a goal, or helps a community understand itself or become more tolerant. Media (now social media) stories of ill or disabled children exhibiting great strength or endurance are pervasive; they are defined first by their impairment, and then

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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

highlighted the role and strength of their mother who served as a source of inspiration. Most of the girls stated that they desired to achieve a university education because their mothers were deprived of such opportunities. In some cases, they were constantly

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Their Journey to Triumphant Activism

14 Young Women Speak Out

Nokukhanya Ngcobo

-love, self-respect, and the strength of these young women. Takatso Mohlomi’s advice to herself is striking. She says, “Be careful of what you get yourself into, and be wise enough not to live according to people’s expectations of your life style. It is your

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Ander Delgado

in a handful of Basque cities that were converted into schools and staffed, in a manner of speaking, by teachers known as andereños . From the 1960s, the ikastola movement started growing in size and strength, eventually taking the leap to create

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“Farmers Don't Dance”

The Construction of Gender in a Rural Scottish School

Fiona G. Menzies and Ninetta Santoro

futures that align with their rural identities” (478), are linked with the outdoors and/or with characteristics of physical strength. According to Cairns, the existing deep-rooted links between the rural landscape and masculinity can serve to restrict

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April Mandrona

of exploration including the ethics of recognition, truth-telling, and decolonization, as well as indigenization. The introduction by Lindquist et al. to the Special Section on Indigenous Girls, “Speaking Our Truths, Building Our Strengths: Shaping

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Laura T. Di Summa-Knoop

and now” but that may not be appropriate or plausible in the future. What appears as an obstacle to naturalist analysis is instead a strength for criticism, for criticism does benefit from a history of interpretations, from their mutability, and from