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Jay Mechling

behavior in adolescent males. This official agenda of the formal organization, though, means nothing without an informal folk culture in the adolescent male friendship that reinforces the value of altruism. Only ethnographic fieldwork with living boys and

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Paula MacDowell

day of camp, I established the participants as coresearchers, presenting each with a personalized name badge and a professional portfolio in which to store their fieldwork and design works. The participatory and girl-centered research setting was

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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

, and their views of the services provided to them. The second was to contrast these perspectives with those of the practitioners and service providers working with them. In this article, we offer a reflection on the fieldwork conducted with eight girl

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In Pursuit of Masculinity

On Aging Bodies, Migration and Youthful Masculinities

Usman Mahar

about what they do, what people think they do, and what people actually do ( O'Reilly 2009 ). Since my informant and I had already established a cordial relationship by the time I began my fieldwork, I was able to spend many “full” days with him (and

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Cynthia Maurer

how others perceive them, while solidifying their own standing within the group. Fieldwork for this project took place in 2013 over the course of a year, as mentioned above, and consisted of videotaped hangout sessions, once to twice weekly, with

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Laurel Hart, Pamela Lamb, and Joshua Cader

support girls in overcoming violence. We acknowledge that participatory research and fieldwork is necessary to understand the practices of girls engaged with niche online forums and the nonviolent techniques girls use to engage these communities

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“Farmers Don't Dance”

The Construction of Gender in a Rural Scottish School

Fiona G. Menzies and Ninetta Santoro

, ed. Christine Skelton , Becky Francis and Lisa Smulyan , 152 – 165 . London : Sage . 10.4135/9781848607996.n12 Delamont , Sara . 2002 . Fieldwork in Educational Settings: Methods, Pitfalls and Perspectives . London : Routledge . 10

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“This Is My Story”

The Reclaiming of Girls’ Education Discourses in Malala Yousafzai’s Autobiography

Rosie Walters

ethnographic fieldwork in a project in Brazil funded by Girl Effect, argues, “The Girl Effect is not what one would ask of her or his own child … It asks them to be responsible for the lives, well-being, and futures of those far beyond themselves, including

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Emily Bent

methodological “remix of inquiry, justice, and love,” to quote from the title of her article, to re-orient the fieldwork and outcomes of GSO in a manner that prioritizes building clearer “pathways to [achieve] greater justice” (1) for girls. The scholarship

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Digitizing the Western Gaze

The End FGM Guardian Global Media Campaign

Jessica Cammaert

instituted anti-female circumcision laws still encounter resistance to the measures. Based on my own fieldwork in northern Ghana, the implementation of legislation has not hindered the practice’s continuance. Rather, it has transformed the way the procedure