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Jacob Breslow, Jonathan A. Allan, Gregory Wolfman, and Clifton Evers

masculinity, racism, classism, geography, sexuality, and violence. Part of what makes this book so important is that it adds the complex voices of trans men to the field of masculinity studies, a field that has been rather myopic in its focus on cisgender

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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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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

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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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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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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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Ambivalent Sexualities in a Transnational Context

Romanian and Bulgarian Migrant Male Sex Workers in Berlin

Victor Trofimov

Schöneberg. Resembling in their form and design the traditional Berlin pub—the Kneipe —with its working-class character, unpretentious behavior of patrons and staff, liquor selection focusing on local beers, and dense cigarette smoke in the air, these bars

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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