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Jacob Breslow, Jonathan A. Allan, Gregory Wolfman, and Clifton Evers

acknowledge its discrepant effects, as they are amplified via race and racism. Both the “thug” and the “redneck” function as controlling images, Abelson writes, because of the ways in which they evoke and extend histories of racial stereotypes. While analyses

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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

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Jay Mechling

Protestant rhetoric and values of the BSA were compatible with the values instilled by those religions. The BSA’s efforts to include African American boys met with less success, in part because racial stereotypes persisted in the illustrations and language

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Sarah E. Whitney

the oppressive “strong black woman” (2016: n.p.) stereotype. Black Girl Magic could also sound overly optimistic, Chavers cautioned, in a world in which black girls and women experience high rates of violence. Responding to Chavers’s arguments, Ashley

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Chalk Back

The Girl and Youth-Led Street Art Movement to #StopStreetHarassment

Natasha Harris-Harb and Sophie Sandberg

young people are using social media as an accessible, hands-on method of activism. Through storytelling, they share their experiences and give them power. The stereotype that our generation is apathetic is proven wrong; we care, we are affected by what

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Speaking Our Truths, Building Our Strengths

Shaping Indigenous Girlhood Studies

Kirsten Lindquist, Kari-dawn Wuttunee, and Sarah Flicker

Indigenous girls and girlhood. We wanted to hear about how Indigenous girls are resisting stereotypes, thriving, taking a stand in their communities, and participating in social, communal, and/or political action. There were inevitable challenges. In many

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Books Are Boring! Books Are Fun!

Boys’ Polarized Perspectives on Reading

Laura Scholes

only serves to reinscribe stereotypes and create strategies that support and reinforce a binary frame of reference based on sex differences ( Martino 2011 ; Martino and Rezai-Rashti 2013 ). This homogenizing of males does not account for the ways that

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“I Hope Nobody Feels Harassed”

Teacher Complicity in Gender Inequality in a Middle School

Susan McCullough

stereotypically western gender roles with girls being feminine, emotional, and what is known as soft, and boys being masculine, aggressive, and tough, and that they were policing one another’s performance of these roles. Although both sexes were engaged in this

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Sarah Hill

.” She claims this discursively produced knowledge “maintains gendered power relations by perpetuating negative stereotypes that legitimize the discipline of women’s behaviours and identities” (2015: 1716). Such stereotypes include narcissism, vanity, and

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“The Dragon Can't Roar”

Analysis of British Expatriate Masculinity in Yusuf Dawood's One Life Too Many

Antony Mukasa Mate

of admiration to be judged by the male-dominated world than an individual. Sydney's initial impression of Patricia as a stereotypical dumb blonde reaffirms the masculine stereotypes of the female other. He had already dismissed Patricia as incompetent