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“Stumbling Upon Feminism”

Teenage Girls’ Forays into Digital and School-Based Feminisms

Crystal Kim and Jessica Ringrose

lives” (Schubert 1996 cited in Sowards and Renegar 2006: 61 ). Girls are creating innovative subcultures of feminist thought on the Internet as summed up by girlsstudies scholar Harris, who says, “What is required, I think, is an openness in our ideas

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Emily Bent

supporting “their active participation in decision-making processes” ( United Nations General Assembly 2011: 1 ). Girlsstudies scholars rightfully interrogate the “turn to the girl” ( Switzer 2013: 349 ) across human rights campaigns and corporate

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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