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Educational Film Studies

A Burgeoning Field of Research

Anne Bruch

second major government department engaged in educational film, besides the ministry of agriculture. Both institutions turned documentaries into a new form of mass communication. The attempt to improve the moral strength of the nation was accompanied by a

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Girls’ Work in a Rural Intercultural Setting

Formative Experiences and Identity in Peasant Childhood

Ana Padawer

incorporate the active role played by subjects in the production and attribution of meaning to differences, without losing their structural strength in social relationships. In this conceptual turn, anthropologist Claudia Briones (2007) argued some years ago

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Denis Vuka

dominates as the commander of the newly established army, who is responsible for the coordination of the imminent military operations. The strength of the painting’s message lies, again, in the unity of the people, who comprise the army, and the leadership

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Sami Schalk

Kagendo Mutua argue that the discourse of “Girl Power can be oppressive when brought to bear on disabled girlhood” because it relies “heavily on ableist ideologies of independence, assertiveness, and strength, laced with patriarchal notions of beauty and

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Authenticity and Aspiration

Exploring the CBBC Television Tween

Sarah Godfrey

have fun. The trio of Jas, Martha, and Lily functions to create a whole in that each individual’s strengths and weaknesses are positioned in relation to the group. In episodes in which one of the girls breaks rank with the group, all group members are

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Being a Responsible Violent Girl?

Exploring Female Violence, Self-management, and ADHD

Hanna Bertilsdotter Rosqvist and Linda Arnell

power and that of the girl in crisis. The discourse of girl power (based on the actively engaged girl) includes concepts of self-determination, inner strength, and being true to oneself as important features for which to strive, and as a powerful

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Cynthia Maurer

, thus becomes a source of strength for Ashley and Sylvia’s friendship; Ashley sees value in Sylvia’s craziness and confidence, articulating that value for her friend. Brittany, who is familiar with Zoey 101 , did not dispute Ashley’s claim, nor does she

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Girls with Disabilities in the Global South

Rethinking the Politics of Engagement

Xuan Thuy Nguyen

generated. Mitchell (2011) argues that a particular strength of participatory visual research is its potential to engage participants in a process of self and collective representation, in knowledge construction, and in activism. For the photovoice

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“I Hope Nobody Feels Harassed”

Teacher Complicity in Gender Inequality in a Middle School

Susan McCullough

demonstrating strength or control. Boys enjoyed showing the girls how little they feared being hit by them or pushed out of the way when they attempted to block a girl’s route through the hallways or in a classroom. Verbal abuse, in which the boys policed the

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Stephanie Russo

challenging the dominant structures of their society, each assumes more control of his or her life, gaining unprecedented strength. ( 2006: 4 ) Anne Boleyn is an apt choice for the heroine of a YA historical fiction because her story has an obviously gendered