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Girl, Interrupted and Continued

Rethinking the Influence of Elena Fortún’s Celia

Ana Puchau de Lecea

out that “a rigorous study of the work of Elena Fortún, which all writers of the fifties enjoyed in childhood, will explain what the principles of ‘social realism’ of the mid-century novel were” (1993: 37). 1 I consider Fortún as a harbinger of girls

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Negotiating Girl-led Advocacy

Addressing Early and Forced Marriage in South Africa

Sadiyya Haffejee, Astrid Treffry-Goatley, Lisa Wiebesiek, and Nkonzo Mkhize

Discourses of Girlhood Globally .” In Girlhood: A Global History, ed. Jennifer Helgren and Colleen A. Vasconcellos , 14 – 30 . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press . Koffman , Offra , Shani Orgad , and Rosalind Gill . 2015 . “ Girl

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Authenticity and Aspiration

Exploring the CBBC Television Tween

Sarah Godfrey

.1177/1749602015616104 10.1177/1749602015616104 Gonick , Marnina . 2006 . “ Between Girl Power and Reviving Ophelia: Constituting the Neoliberal Girl Subject .” NWSA Journal 18 ( 2 ): 1 – 23 . Griffin , Christine . 2004 . “Good Girls, Bad Girls: Anglo-centrism and

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Left Behind by COVID-19

Experiences of “Left-Behind” Girls in Rural China

Jue Wang

-behind” girls could play an active role in creating discourses of girl-power through challenging and negotiating the gender norms that in other spheres result in behaviors that favor son preference. The five girls in this study all demonstrated a strong capacity

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You Haven't Seen the Last of Men

The Full Monty (Peter Cattaneo, 1997)

Julie Michot

phalluses ( Hicks 2000 ), which is typical of “Girl Power” attitudes in the context of the third wave of feminism. Similarly, the female characters are quite “masculine” when attending the Chippendales’ show: as Sharyn Pearce rightly observes: “Female visual

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The Best of Times, the Worst of Times

Angela Merkel, the Grand Coalition, and “Majority Rule” in Germany

Joyce Marie Mushaben

favor of policy pragmatism. I conclude with reflections on a significant source of “girl power,” Merkel’s reliance on her female cabinet members who are likewise intent on modernizing the cdu as a conservative party, by adopting increasingly holistic