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Stephanie Russo

and Nancy St. Clair say, These historical protagonists usually begin in a position of extreme vulnerability created not only by their youth, but also, variously, by race, creed, class and gender. In confronting their respective circumstances and

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From Selfies to Sexting

Tween Girls, Intimacy, and Subjectivities

Antonio García-Gómez

take part in the study. Participants in the study included 9 girls aged 11, 40 girls aged 12, and 4 girls aged 13. Even though the catchment for the girls’ schools is predominantly white lower-middle class and the population has low socio

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Building the Femorabilia Special Collection

Methodologies and Practicalities

Nickianne Moody

girlhood in England during this period. Her work is interesting because it employs an analytical framework that recognizes the intersection of class and gender in cultural production. She identifies specific categories of publications for girls, and issues

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Marie Puysségur

, race, sexuality, and class. Girlhood and Fish Tank depict their protagonists’ coming-of-age as tangled in, and molded by, their spatial setting. Meandering across the maze-like outlines of their estates, Mia and Marieme seek to chart a path of their

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The New Girl Loves Chemistry

The Story of a Forgotten Era

Katherine Darvesh

and Dorothea Beale, respectively. Buss became headmistress of NLCS in 1850 at the age of 23, and Beale became second principal of CLC in 1858 at the age of 27. NLCS was a fairly egalitarian day-school for daughters of the middle class, whereas CLC was

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A Battle For Sanity

The 1961 Withdrawal from the Ontario Hockey Association by the St. Michael’s Majors

Alexandra Mountain

In October 2014, several Canadian hockey players filed a $180 million class-action lawsuit against their former employer, the Canadian Hockey League (CHL). The suit alleged that the most prestigious junior hockey league in the world deliberately

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Veronika Novoselova

often, feminist research on body image focuses on white, middle-class, able-bodied females, and Rice admits her initial difficulty with recruiting diverse participants. To ground her research in a multiplicity of voices, Rice reached participants from

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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

hereditary Mohawk chief and an upper class Englishwoman. Tekahionwake witnessed settlers displacing fur trade society and transforming Indigenous society in part by subjugating Indigenous women. Her essay provides a detailed account of the fictional Indian

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Mixed Message Media

Girls’ Voices and Civic Engagement in Student Journalism

Piotr S. Bobkowski and Genelle I. Belmas

extracurricular journalism opportunities, and approximately 18 percent of US students in grades 10 to 12 take journalism classes or produce student news publications or digital media ( Bobkowski et al. 2012 , 2017). While white students are more likely than non

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April Mandrona

marginalized group (see Minow 1986 ) but, surely, “[t]o talk of ‘children’ is to talk of a complex and densely varied class of people and to gloss over all that difference” ( Jones 2001: 175 ). As noted by Erica Burman, “a focus on gender illuminates a key way