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Nirmala Erevelles and Xuan Thuy Nguyen

actions ( Kim 2011 ; Nguyen 2015 ). While this framing exists in tension with the charity model ( Pinto 2011 ), one that elicits pity when cure is unattainable, many human rights approaches and discourses (for example, Human Rights Watch 2012 ; Ortoleva

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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

decisions and to contribute to communities ( Foster and Sandel 2010 ). Historically, the medical and charitable models of disability see it as a medical problem that should be cured and persons with disabilities as individuals who must be cared for in order

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Martin Woodside

introduced a new model of child development, positioning boys as the raw material for idealized visions of manhood. Successful American men, Hall believed, could be made out of the right kind of boys, and “educators could raise boys to be strong and virile

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Reading Production and Culture

UK Teen Girl Comics from 1955 to 1960

Joan Ormrod

self-referential, relying on serial promotion to appeal to ever expanding audiences. In their connections with the pop media, the UK comics followed a cross media promotional model that was an integral part of American film and popular music industries

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Paula MacDowell

the subversive Canadian magazine Adbusters : consume, acquire, eat, dress, drive, drink, and fuck. Next, the camera slowly zooms in on the heads of nineteen models, one at a time, that the girls cut out from magazine advertisements. While the camera

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I’m Not Loud, I’m Outspoken

Narratives of Four Jamaican Girls’ Identity and Academic Success

Rowena Linton and Lorna McLean

model which chides black students, families, and communities for their academic failure. The opposing perspective adopted by black communities blames the seemingly fixed eurocentric school curricula, instructional strategies, and teaching styles that are

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Building the Femorabilia Special Collection

Methodologies and Practicalities

Nickianne Moody

the curriculum. This has allowed students to take a hands-on approach to popular culture in analysing representation, ideology, and models of the audience, and through applying conceptual approaches directly to popular texts. The collection has also

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Barbara Roche Rico

demonstrate how the subject of bullying serves as a through-line in Felita and Going Home , and how the two novels model (in their storytelling and dialogue) ways in which tween readers and their mentors might approach this complex subject. Background and

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Holding Up Half the Sky

Global Narratives of Girls at Risk and Celebrity Philanthropy

Angharad Valdivia

. We then meet the change agent 9 who sometimes introduces us to individual role model girls, representing broader issues in that setting. Some girls are introduced by name and issue. For instance, in Kolkata, India, we meet Monisha, daughter of a

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Tehmina Pirzada

protecting her community from the nefarious plots of her adversaries. She also succeeds in winning the admiration of both her male and female students such as Ashu and Moli. These students look up to Jiya as a suitable role model, ask her questions, and share