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“Stumbling Upon Feminism”

Teenage Girls’ Forays into Digital and School-Based Feminisms

Crystal Kim and Jessica Ringrose

slut-shaming in school that encouraged them to avoid sexy figures because these were seen to be inappropriate role models. Feminist or Girl Power School Culture? A well-regarded girls’ school, Brownsmith visibly celebrated “girl power,” as one of the

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Boys, Inclusive Masculinities and Injury

Some Research Perspectives

Adam White and Stefan Robinson

authorities believed homosexuals to be a product effeminate gender, constructed by over-domineering mothers and the absence of a male role model ( Anderson 2005 ). Sigmund Freud ([1905] 1962) notably understood homosexuality in terms of an absent father

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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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“This Is My Story”

The Reclaiming of Girls’ Education Discourses in Malala Yousafzai’s Autobiography

Rosie Walters

. Recent work by feminist scholars, however, has shown how women authors have challenged this model of the self through “a more dialogical conception of Selfhood as something which is essentially social and relational” ( Moore-Gilbert 2009: xvii

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Hopeful, Harmless, and Heroic

Figuring the Girl Activist as Global Savior

Jessica K. Taft

, however, girls were increasingly invoked as model citizen-subjects who were not only expected to thrive as empowered self-reliant individuals, but to also uplift their communities and nations ( Harris 2004 ; Taft 2014 ). For example, in a widely cited

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The Girl in the Text

Representations, Positions, and Perspectives

Ann Smith

models of femininity to her readers through the character Celia and the social context of the series.” She is interested in how “Fortún’s ideological influence on female writers” helped ensure the narrative continuity of Spanish literature after the Civil

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From a Bendy Straw to a Twirly Straw

Growing up Disabled, Transnationally

Shilpaa Anand

of her being unfamiliar with, or ignorant about what it means to be blind. In another moment when they are lying in the park in New York, Laila enviously comments on how perfect Khanum’s body is, telling her that she could be a model. This moment is

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My Words, My Literacy

Tracking of and Teaching through the On-Field Language Practices of Australian Indigenous Boys

David Caldwell, Nayia Cominos, and Katie Gloede

detail you put in. This is supported with a visual model to make the concepts more accessible, using the students’ language and experience ( Figure 2 ). Figure 2 High to low context (author original). The students then work through a series of exercises

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James K. Beggan

presented in pornography present an atypically large volume of semen, the negative essential qualities of its nature are magnified. The potential unpleasant qualities of semen can be viewed as modeled by porn clips that focus on women reacting to

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“I Hope Nobody Feels Harassed”

Teacher Complicity in Gender Inequality in a Middle School

Susan McCullough

argued, and was by teachers at FDMS, that these hegemonic masculine practices were so deeply ingrained in the boys by the media and, possibly, their own family and neighborhood cultures, that this was their only model of masculinity. Although stating