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America's Favorite Doll?

Conflicting Discourses of Commodity Activism

Diana Leon-Boys

“focusing on slavery rather than a more hopeful period … was stereotypical … .” In response to the criticisms, Connie Porter, author of the Addy series, explains that with such critiques you “run the risk of being so politically correct that you can lose

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Christopher Blake Evernden, Cynthia A. Freeland, Thomas Schatz, and Frank P. Tomasulo

discusses sexual selection theory in order to further her argument that gender stereotypes and balance are not assumed in contemporary horror cinema. Psychologist Jeffrey Jensen Arnett is referenced for his concept of “emerging adults,” young persons who are

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April Mandrona

as a space of simultaneous aspiration towards and rejection of the stereotype of the adult female body. As Caroline Caron recently pointed out, while girlhood studies is largely informed by feminist methodologies, and feminist ethics are of great

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Tweens as Technofeminists

Exploring Girlhood Identity in Technology Camp

Jen England and Robert Cannella

promote a stereotype that all men work against or above women, our male coaches helped girls work productively alongside men. This demonstrated to the girls that men can be interested in female identities, eager to collaborate, and welcome opportunities to

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Mixed Message Media

Girls’ Voices and Civic Engagement in Student Journalism

Piotr S. Bobkowski and Genelle I. Belmas

they do, how successful they are in doing so. Some evidence suggests that student media focuses primarily on stereotypical high school events and rituals ( Hoffman 2005 ), and thus civic issues may not be a priority for student journalists. Therefore

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The German Colonies in Die Weltgeschichte als Kolonialgeschichte

The Use of Filmic Techniques in Colonial Revisionism in the 1920s

Michael Annegarn-Gläß

Translator : Katherine Ebisch-Burton

stereotypical images that make it easier for audiences to comprehend the contexts. This includes animations dealing with the transfer of goods that depict Germany as an undefined land mass populated with factories and chimneys to represent its industries, while

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Kaoru Miyazawa

and dependent girls who lack self-esteem or the stereotypically ideal body—could easily be pathologized ( Mann 2013 ). Working-class young women from racial minority communities, including new immigrants, have been viewed historically as lacking the

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Adolescent Girls with Disabilities in Humanitarian Settings

“I Am Not ‘Worthless’—I Am a Girl with a Lot to Share and Offer”

Emma Pearce, Kathryn Paik, and Omar J. Robles

gender norms and stereotypes in society. Surveys of adults with disabilities in Ethiopia, Senegal, Uganda, and Zambia found that all respondents had experienced some form of sexual violence as children: 37 percent of respondents reported being raped; more

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A Vision of the Viewer

Situating Narration in the Fiction Film in the Context of Theories of Narrative Comprehension

Joseph P. Magliano and James A. Clinton

relevant event schemas. In this way, he emphasized a dynamic relationship between the flow of images on the screen and the knowledge activated to support comprehension. Like Russian formalism, he specified how learned, stereotypical patterns in the syuzhet

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Introduction: World Knowledge and Non-European Space

Nineteenth Century Geography Textbooks and Children’s Books

Andreas Weiß

Men and Empire: A Geography of Adventure (London: Routledge, 1997). 11 Stereotypes in nineteenth-century German youth literature are dealt with by Gina Weinkauff, ed., Ent-Fernungen: Fremdwahrnehmung und Kulturtransfer in der deutschsprachigen Kinder