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Overlapping Time and Place

Early Modern England’s Girlhood Discourse and Indigenous Girlhood in the Dominion of Canada (1684-1860)

Haidee Smith Lefebvre

2002: 178 )! At a time when narrative conventions cast most heroines in roles closely attached to family and motherhood, when most young women were stereotyped in similar ways—chiefly ending up as brides—Winona is detestable and dishonorable. She

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Gargi Gangopadhyay

“crossbred” society strengthened the colonial framework, it also simultaneously generated nationalist stereotypes for children. Ashis Nandy notes how, during the colonial period, childhood became a “battleground,” an arena for the tug-of-war between “the

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Perfect Love in a Better World

Same-Sex Attraction between Girls

Wendy L. Rouse

as abnormal in comparison to heterosexual youth. The stereotype, in ignoring the diversity of experience, casts LGBTQ youth as victims and denies them a sense of agency ( Bryan and Mayock 2017 ). So much has changed since Spalding and Stanton

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Sharing Images, Spoiling Meanings?

Class, Gender, and Ethics in Visual Research with Girls

Janet Fink and Helen Lomax

appearance and so the content of the photograph also appears to encapsulate two contrasting portrayals of girlhood. Alicia embodies a stereotypically feminine girl—physically slight, with long straightened blonde hair, dressed in shorts and a low

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Authenticity and Aspiration

Exploring the CBBC Television Tween

Sarah Godfrey

that of cultural/television studies) and have emphasized quantitative approaches such as content analysis ( Lemish 2012 ) focusing on issues surrounding stereotypes and/or media effects. Studies such as these raise broad questions about the

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Mercedes González de la Rocha and Agustín Escobar Latapí

.” Children’s regular school attendance has become the best way to secure an income in the present (through cash transfers) and, at the same time, higher school achievements as a tool for the future. Paradoxically, women’s disadvantages—associated with gender-stereotyped

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“Loving and Cruel, All at the Same Time”

Girlhood Identity in The Craft

Emily Chandler

film about a girl being bullied by her former friends. That they are her friends, rather than a group of one-dimensional stereotypical mean girls, is crucial to the efficacy of this narrative. Nancy, Bonnie, and Rochelle’s acceptance shows Sarah that

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Thebes Troutman as Traveling Tween

Revising the Family Story

Margaret Steffler

marked by “scars, faded hickeys and plaster cast” (2008: 208), works in an aggressive way, carving words into the dashboard and creating a bloody mannequin head entitled “This Boy is Obviously Dying” (178). Thebes, filling a more stereotypical female role

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Sakai Magara

Activist Girl of Early Twentieth Century Japan

Barbara Hartley

Copyright applies. Photographer unknown Sakai Magara's involvement in the Red Wave Society directly contradicts the stereotypical image of the girl living in her own closed consumer world. Magara was extremely sensitive to current events, including, as

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Beyond the Discourse of Sexualization

An Inquiry into the Adultification of Tween Girls’ Dressing in Singapore

Bernice Loh

’s Four Faces: Sexualisation and Gender Stereotyping in the Bailey Review .” Gender and Education 24 , no. 3 : 303 − 310 . doi: 10.1080/09540253.2012.660136 10.1080/09540253.2012.660136 Bragg , Sara , and David Buckingham . 2012 . “ Global