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Claudia Mitchell

. The exploration of how tweens construct their own digital identities that challenge the stereotypical media portrayals of girlhood and the investigation of the relationship for tween girls between sexting and sexual agency expand on crucial areas in

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“Farmers Don't Dance”

The Construction of Gender in a Rural Scottish School

Fiona G. Menzies and Ninetta Santoro

, therefore, he considers her to be “more of a boy.” Furthermore, she plays rugby, is physically strong, and does not mind getting dirty. These attributes are in direct contrast to the stereotypical view of dancers who are seen to be delicate and fragile

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Erin Newcomb

, the princess story subgenre exerts influence at the social and personal levels. Rothschild describes “periods of ‘gender intensification,’ stages in life when the person is more aware of and influenced by traditional gender stereotypes” (6); such

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From Risk to Resistance

Girls and Technologies of Nonviolence

Laurel Hart

include retraumatization, anonymity, participants’ accessibility to technologies, the perpetuation of stereotypes, and consent in group work. They offer the questions that have emerged in the field, cite experiences that have led to greater understanding

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Queering Virginity

From Unruly Girls to Effeminate Boys

Eftihia Mihelakis

virginity” (69). The authors guide us through the “queerness and strangeness of male virginity precisely because it contradicts stereotypes often associated with male sexuality” (78) by exposing instances of Edward’s experiences of erotophobia, hysteria, and

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Smart Girl Identity

Possibilities and Implications

Bernice Loh

part in the constr uctions and complexities of smartness. The girls in Raby and Pomerantz’s study often brought up the differences between prestigious and less prestigious schools, and made references to the “smart Asian stereotype” (139) to explain why

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Jasmyn Galley

relation to hockey, which is stereotypically designated as masculine. Spooky’s response to the news is, “Thank the lord the end of the world is coming this year” (55). Clearly, on the reserve, hockey is seen to be a man’s game and the prospect of a

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Chloe Krystyna Garcia and Ayesha Vemuri

Bock (2012) describes as a technology of nonviolence, serving as ways in which young women and girls identify oppressive structures, persons, myths, and stereotypes that contribute to rape culture, and as tools for warning others. For example, vloggers

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Technologies of Nonviolence

Ethical Participatory Visual Research with Girls

Astrid Treffry-Goatley, Lisa Wiebesiek, Naydene de Lange, and Relebohile Moletsane

meeting in January 2017. Responding to the Creation of Media Productions with Negative Stereotypes A number of prevailing gender stereotypes were evident in the media productions the participants created. These included the view that pregnant girls are

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More Than Just a Simple Refrain?

The Figure of the Girl in International Cinema

Elspeth Mitchell

particular situation. She considers how film can represent individual experience without falling into a trap such as the stereotyping of youth or into well-worn narratives of broken families. Pointing to the limits of narration, Bolton eloquently outlines how