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Sarah Hill

, renders racial, classed, and disabled identities invisible. As Nirmala Everelles and Kagendo Mutua state, disabled girlhood challenges the heteronormativity that is present within notions of girl power that “rest[s] heavily on ableist ideologies of

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Naughtiest Girls, Go Girls, and Glitterbombs

Exploding Schoolgirl Fictions

Lucinda McKnight

of the book we read and the film we watch, we are always girled. We are always becoming girls, even as we are always becoming teachers ( Mitchell and Weber 1999 ) through an ideological maelstrom of cohering and disintegrating discourse ( Bakhtin 1981

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“Like Alice, I was Brave”

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

Roxanne Harde

’s persistent colonial ideology that sees these girls as exploitable and dispensable, but she also sees the ways in which they resist. As she notes, the lived history of these girls “is also characterized by an intergenerational strength that is too often

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Hope Chest

Demythologizing Girlhood in Kate Bernheimer’s Trilogy

Catriona McAra

. The cultural history of the hope chest is revealing for the study of girlhood, particularly in terms of what this tradition discloses about young American women historically, and how their values and ideological beliefs are instilled, and their future

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Dustin William Louie

-violence framework is influential in social justice work, we must resist subsuming Indigenous approaches under the umbrella of non-Indigenous ideologies. In this article, I make a critical contribution to the field of technologies of nonviolence by highlighting

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Emily Anderson

Discursive Institutionalism .” Politics & Gender 5 , no. 2 : 262 – 271 . 10.1017/S1743923X0900021X Lather , Patti . 1986 . “ Issues of Validity in Openly Ideological Research: Between a Rock and a Soft Place .” Interchange 17 , no. 4 : 63 – 84

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“Be Prepared!” (But Not Too Prepared)

Scouting, Soldiering, and Boys’ Roles in World War I

Lucy Andrew

’ anticipated subsidiary role in war behind a layer of militaristic rhetoric led to a number of comic assaults upon Scouting ideology and propaganda. As Robert H. MacDonald observes, Boy Scouts “were not, of course real soldiers, and their link to the army was

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Thatcher’s Sons?

1980s Boyhood in British Cinema, 2005–2010

Andy Pope

determined by the contemporary male’s less ideological nature. He argues that his rationale for making the film was to capture current nostalgia “for a time when people were ready to stand up and say something” (2007). Additionally, the focus that Meadows and

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Statutory Rape or Postfeminism in Pretty Little Liars?

Shara Crookston

?”), it is Aria who says that she “wants to know more about [Ezra] too.” On the surface, this seems to be the beginning of a culturally acceptable romance between two equals, reinforcing a postfeminist ideology that Aria is acting with personal autonomy in

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Girlhood and Ethics

The Role of Bodily Integrity

Mar Cabezas and Gottfried Schweiger

avoid ideological biases that could jeopardize girls’ freedoms. Therefore, using the theory surrounding the notion of bodily integrity could shed light on where to establish a sufficient threshold since this concept encompasses agency, self