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Robyn Singleton, Jacqueline Carter, Tatianna Alencar, Alicia Piñeirúa-Menéndez, and Kate Winskell

of narrative analysis in communication and educational interventions. Methods As stated, in 2015 young Mexicans under the age of 25 were invited to contribute an original idea to a scriptwriting contest. The contest was organized nationally by

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Paula MacDowell

Who or what represents girlhood and girl culture in the global, digital age? How are girls’ identities marketed, distributed, and consumed by popular media texts that are persistently communicating gender messages with attitudes, interpretations

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Nirmala Erevelles and Xuan Thuy Nguyen

in engaging and disrupting knowledge bases that have traditionally been separated by disciplinary boundaries. Responding to Erevelles and Mutua’s (2005) argument that within girlhood studies, disability trumps other social identities, Stienstra, for

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Joan Njagi

norms in Kenya, SRH information tends to be gender-biased; this poses an even greater challenge for girls and young women, in addition to promoting heteronormative ideals, thereby excluding young people with non-conforming sexual identities. Available

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Naughtiest Girls, Go Girls, and Glitterbombs

Exploding Schoolgirl Fictions

Lucinda McKnight

Walkerdine’s academic Schoolgirl Fictions (1990) , and my recently completed and bound thesis, The Glitterbomb: Designing Curriculum and Identity with Girls’ Popular Culture (2014). These books in my bookshelves as a white, Anglo middle-class Australian

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My Words, My Literacy

Tracking of and Teaching through the On-Field Language Practices of Australian Indigenous Boys

David Caldwell, Nayia Cominos, and Katie Gloede

; Martino 2001 ), Alloway and Gilbert (1997) argue for pedagogic practices that challenge and offer alternative identities, such as emphasizing “critical literacy” and introducing a range of texts that offer cultural diversity and address “social

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Technologies of Nonviolence

Ethical Participatory Visual Research with Girls

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

of photographing them, the use of drawing for anonymous visual illustration, and the use of anonymous photographic techniques to protect the identity of the participants. Having been divided into small groups, the participants were given 30 minutes to

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The Concept of Sentimental Boyhood

The Emotional Education of Boys in Mexico during the Early Porfiriato, 1876–1884

Carlos Zúñiga Nieto

he blamed for both homicides and suicides ( La Escuela Primaria , 15 December 1887: 2). The moral instruction of boys through newspapers in the 1870s underscores the increasing role of the press in shaping identities of productive and patriotic

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Queer Girlhoods in Contemporary Comics

Disrupting Normative Notions

Mel Gibson

who were outsiders struggling with the vulnerabilities that such an identity can bring, and also the possibility of offering a response to titles targeting a white male audience. All of this points to the potential of comics as a space for depicting

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Building the Femorabilia Special Collection

Methodologies and Practicalities

Nickianne Moody

Cousins 2011 ). The twentieth-century reading culture of girls and young women has also been seen to be negotiating ideologies about femininity, social mobility, national identity, and citizenship. However, despite its significance it is very much in