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Claudia Mitchell

dominant social constructions of adolescence. The contributors to this issue add significantly to this work in locating age more centrally in girlhood discourses that intersect with geography, technology, class, race, sex, gender, and sexuality. They do so

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Boys, Inclusive Masculinities and Injury

Some Research Perspectives

Adam White and Stefan Robinson

( Anderson 2012 ). The first function of sport was the development of an archetypal man apt for the industrial world ( Cancian 1986 ). The ruling class of the time required three qualities in their workers: they needed them to be brave for the daunting and

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“I Hope Nobody Feels Harassed”

Teacher Complicity in Gender Inequality in a Middle School

Susan McCullough

, to play this role the boys needed to be disruptive in class and dismissive of academic success. In researching boys’ dominance in the classroom environment in Australia, Dalley-Trim found that “while gender is a complex phenomenon, and the

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Authenticity and Aspiration

Exploring the CBBC Television Tween

Sarah Godfrey

girlhood in British children’s television, I am not denying the importance of listening to the voices and opinions of the tween audience ( Mazzarella and Pecora 2007 ), nor am I attempting to efface my own position speaking as a white, middle-class

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Jingyi Li

by economic, ideological, and social class conditions. “Common sense” may vary among different social classes. Evidence shows that both NV English and PEP English are geared toward urban people and middle-classes. For example, middle-class

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Monica Reichenberg

Mean SD Min. Max. Textbook plan 2.80 0.67 2 4 Textbook support 2.19 0.66 1 4 Textbook exercises 2.41 0.69 1 4 Read aloud 3.36 1.25 1 5 Read every day 3.87 1.05 1 5 Read group 3.15 1.03 1 5 Read group teach 3.50 1.00 1 5 Read class 3.48 1.06 1 5 Read

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Ander Delgado

workers resulting from the social division described above. In order to deal with the situation faced by the langileria (working class), Ulgade proposed the creation of two organizations. The first would aim to secure political power for the working

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A Literacy Landscape Unresolved

Beyond the Boy Crisis and into Superhero Fiction

Michael Kehler and Jacob Cassidy

” Questions that acknowledge diverse masculinities and include issues of raced, classed, and sexualized masculinities remain on the fringes in many literacy reform strategies designed to “help the boys.” The plurality of masculinities and the constant

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Sarah E. Whitney

Raby 2017: 4 ) are overwhelmingly represented as white and middle-class. As Dias’s intervention showed, the tweenage literary world is also predominately white. Middle-grade fiction is the consumer label accorded books marketed to youths in the tween

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Editorial

Girlhood Studies at 10

Claudia Mitchell

and boys in these classes] is addressed.” Finally, Annabel Erulkar and Girmay Medhin in “Evaluation of a Safe Spaces Program for Girls in Ethiopia” look at the ways in which “ Biruh Tesfa (Bright Future) mobilizes out-of-school girls into safe space