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Attitude or Age

Girlhood in Renaissance England

Reina Green

discussions even as we remain cognizant that there is nothing essential about either ‘girls’ or ‘women’” (203). As the first book-length study of girlhood in English Renaissance literature, it will appeal to scholars interested in girl studies as well as in

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Authenticity and Aspiration

Exploring the CBBC Television Tween

Sarah Godfrey

. 2007 . “ Revisiting GirlsStudies .” Journal of Children and Media 1 ( 2 ): 105 – 125 . doi:10.1080/17482790701339118 . 10.1080/17482790701339118 Messenger Davies , Maire . 2010 . Children, Media and Culture . London : Oxford University

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“This Is My Story”

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

Rosie Walters

discourses by contextualizing her story, challenging assumptions that readers might make about her childhood, and turning the gaze back onto the West. In doing so, I argue that girl studies scholars have a duty to pay heed to the everyday acts and

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Naughtiest Girls, Go Girls, and Glitterbombs

Exploding Schoolgirl Fictions

Lucinda McKnight

Fictions (1990) and complicate notions of reading the girl. Yet I would not want to stop in a girlsstudies ghetto, and, as in my other work ( McKnight 2015a , 2015b ), seek to use concepts and insights of girlsstudies for broader impact; I intend

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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 . https://doi.org/10.3167/ghs.2008.010103 . 10.3167/ghs.2008.010103 Edell , Dana , Lyn Mikel Brown , and Deborah Tolman

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The Girl in the GIF

Reading the Self into Girlfriendship

Akane Kanai

normative standards of appearance, popularity, and sexuality ( Brandes and Levin 2013 ; Dean and Laidler 2013 ; Elm 2009 ; Holmes 2016 ; Marwick 2015 ; Mazzarella 2008 ; Shade 2008 ; Stokes 2010 ; Vickery 2010 ). This girlsstudies scholarship

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Being a Responsible Violent Girl?

Exploring Female Violence, Self-management, and ADHD

Hanna Bertilsdotter Rosqvist and Linda Arnell

Annelie Bränström Öhman . 2013 . “ Situating Nordic GirlsStudies .” Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 6 ( 2 ): 3 – 10 . 10.3167/ghs.2013.060202 Hauge , Mona-Iren . 2009 . “ Bodily Practices and Discourses of Hetero

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Olga Zdravomyslova and Elena Onegina

, Catherine . 2002 . Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory . New York : Columbia University Press . Driscoll , Catherine . 2008 . “ Girls Today: Girls, Girl Culture and Girl Studies .” Girlhood Studies: An

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Hopeful, Harmless, and Heroic

Figuring the Girl Activist as Global Savior

Jessica K. Taft

. Girl Power and Girl Effects: Making the Figure of the Girl Activist Legible In the 1990s, the discourse of girl power primarily emphasized girls’ individual abilities to make themselves into empowered subjects. As girlsstudies scholar Anita Harris

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Social Isolation and Disrupted Privacy

Impacts of COVID-19 on Adolescent Girls in Humanitarian Contexts

Sarah Baird, Sarah Alheiwidi, Rebecca Dutton, Khadija Mitu, Erin Oakley, Tassew Woldehanna, and Nicola Jones

). In this regard, insights from girlsstudies literature—which focuses on critically engaging with how the figure of the girl is constructed, and its use and meaning as a category within different settings—provides a useful perspective from which to