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Sarah Hill

have worked hard to promote the social model of disability, one in which, as Katie Ellis and Mike Kent (2011) point out, disability occurs as a result of ableist social barriers. The identification of illness with disability further “contributes to

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Reframing Disability through Graphic Novels for Girls

Alternative Bodies in Cece Bell’s El Deafo

Wendy Smith-D’Arezzo and Janine Holc

are well positioned to challenge traditional models of the representation of disability because of their unique blend of visual and textual techniques, as well as their reliance on abstraction ( McCloud 1994 ). We argue that El Deafo , in particular

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Working Hard, Hanging Back

Constructing the Achieving Girl

Colette Slagle

” (111). The hardworking girl stands in sharp contrast to “achievement models associated with masculinity, such as effortless success” (112), which is afforded to boys. In the final chapter, “‘Girls hang back’: Choice, Complementarity and Collaboration

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“I Am Trying” to Perform Like an Ideal Boy

The Construction of Boyhood through Corporal Punishment and Educational Discipline in Taare Zameen Par

Natasha Anand

crucial to elucidate how an integrated network of scholastic and familial indoctrination affects boys for it is through such models of gendered identity that the nation negotiates with its colonial history, bringing the past into dialogue with the present

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Annabel Erulkar and Girmay Medhin

order to examine whether girls who had never been to school and those who had ever been to school were differentially affected in the experimental and control sites. Generalized linear models were used to compare mean aggregate literacy and numeracy

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Chung-Hao Ku

ressentiment, Love looks into backwardness “both as a queer historical structure of feeling and as a model for queer historiography” (146). The point is not to see how past queer subjects suffer so as to feel better about our contemporary gender and sexual

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Veronika Novoselova

on her participation in The Dove Campaign for Real Beauty in an advisory capacity. This campaign is centered on improving the body-image of girls and women through advertising that includes both diverse models and empowering messages. After

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“Like Alice, I was Brave”

The Girl in the Text in Olemaun’s Residential School Narratives

Roxanne Harde

school. While these books, particularly the chapter books, make clear that Olemaun wanted to go to school because of a girl in a text— Alice in Wonderland —they also show the authors’ placement of an Indigenous girl in the text as a model of resistance

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Cormac Ó Beaglaoich, Mark Kiss, Clíodhna Ní Bheaglaoich, and Todd G. Morrison

analysis (CFA) with two separate samples ( N s = 317 and 199), the researchers failed to replicate the four-factor structure identified by Blazina and colleagues (2005) . Alternate models were then tested (e.g., one-factor and three-factor models); however

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Mercedes González de la Rocha and Agustín Escobar Latapí

become the most important program of Mexican social policy and a model for many countries in South and Central Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The poor are not a homogeneous mass and the outcomes of social policy programs are as diverse as