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Holding Up Half the Sky

Global Narratives of Girls at Risk and Celebrity Philanthropy

Angharad Valdivia

… these are ultimately vehicles for building celebrities’ brands more than they are vehicles for improving public understanding of development. (154) Celebrity global philanthropy itself is part of the elision between entertainment and politics enabled by

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April Mandrona

readers to consider some questions that extend into practice, policy, and theory. What are the unique features of a girlhood studies ethics? Research with girls necessarily invokes a range of legal and ethical obligations. How might the changing socio-political

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Sarah Hill

from a UK perspective and define it as a “double entanglement” of feminist and antifeminist ideas. In this “double entanglement,” elements of feminism have been “taken, and absolutely incorporated into [Western] political and institutional life,” and a

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Natalie Clark

bringing life and form to theory every day. In this switching from first to third person, from poetic to academic, and from personal to political analysis I am following the inspiration of Gloria Anzaldúa’s writing style that brings to life the very theory

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Guiding Girls

Neoliberal Governance and Government Educational Resource Manuals in Canada

Lisa Smith and Stephanie Paterson

2006: 4). They offer readers resources and advice on a variety of issues such as health, employment, managing finances, relationships, contraception, political involvement, and sexuality. We situate the manuals at the nexus of girlhood studies and

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Contemporary Girls Studies

Reflections on the Inaugural International Girls Studies Association Conference

Victoria Cann, Sarah Godfrey, and Helen Warner

? Not only was 2016 the year that brought together over 150 scholars from around the globe to the University of East Anglia to discuss and debate issues relevant to the vibrant field of girls studies, it was also a year fraught with global political and

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Jonathan A. Allan, Chris Haywood, and Frank G. Karioris

of increasing media scrutiny, political concern, and broader social and cultural interrogation about what it means to be a man, that this journal locates itself. Given the increasing uncertainties that surround men and masculinity, it is an exciting

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Mixed Message Media

Girls’ Voices and Civic Engagement in Student Journalism

Piotr S. Bobkowski and Genelle I. Belmas

cause discord in the school community, including divisive political and social issues, and stories that may reflect negatively on the school's employees (for example, school policies and losing athletic teams), or student behaviors (such as teen sex and

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Claudia Mitchell

the consideration of girls who are actually in texts in the sense of having produced literary, political, or visual texts themselves, the exploration of representations of girls in literary texts (for children and young people as well as those that

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Heather Fitzsimmons Frey

ways of thinking about how nineteenth-century girls presented themselves, and reconcile that presentation with knowledge available today. This knowledge includes information about those girls’ specific life trajectories, changes in laws and socio-political