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Natalie Clark

different picture of herself. She is articulate, strong, and clear about the abuse and about her right to live in a safe home and attend school where she chooses. She gets her day in court and the judge marvels at her strengths and her ability to represent

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Sexy Health Carnival

One Small Part of Indigenous Herstory

Alexa Lesperance

could be better equipped to deal with these kinds of things. I also wanted to make sure that we were celebrating our strengths, and learning about sexual health (relationships, birth control, family planning, and self-pleasure, for example) in fun

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Renée Monchalin and Lisa Monchalin

sacredness and powerfulness that we hold. These are in our ancestral teachings. Our life-giving ability is a reminder of this strength for we have the ability to carry two heartbeats. We have a boundless relationship to the water, and we carry the Earth

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Claudia Mitchell

editorial team that includes two young Indigenous women, Kirsten and Kari-dawn, who are both members of the National Indigenous Young Women’s Council (NIYWC) and, as such, it draws on the strength of an organization of young Indigenous women. Second, it

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Fatima Khan, Claudia Mitchell, and Marni Sommer

, experiences, and challenges. Jackie went on to do important work on healing classrooms with Rebecca Winthrop and other IRC colleagues. She called for us to focus on teacher development and support, based on who teachers are, including their strengths and

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Consuming Katniss

Spectacle and Spectatorship in The Hunger Games

Samantha Poulos

understand her authenticity as her strength, the films offer an array of cinematic techniques to make this point. In the first book and the first film, as the authors point out, before going into the Games Katniss must participate in public showings in the

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Way to Go

The Significance of Place for Girls and Girlhood Studies

Eva Hoffmann

of critical self-reflection are integral to the programmatic vision of Girlhood and the Politics of Place and one of the biggest strengths of this outstanding book. The willingness of the authors to position themselves in relation to their research

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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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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