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Girls’ Work in a Rural Intercultural Setting

Formative Experiences and Identity in Peasant Childhood

Ana Padawer

carried and had also learned how her father used a homemade tool (“he uses this to measure”) to align the furrows. Far from the stereotypical images of children engaged in child labor, the Estrella children climbed trees, picked fruit and vegetables that

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Solveig Roth and Dagny Stuedahl

. Markers (signs) that cross figure worlds can be associated with social categories. Different religious symbols, such as headscarves, can stereotype someone as a so-called oppressed woman within some figured worlds or as a woman who fears God in others. 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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Freak Temporality

Female Adolescence in the Novels of Carson McCullers

Alison Sperling

, civilized woman, the Half-Man Half-Woman embodies the dueling characteristics that make up stereotypical masculinity and femininity in Frankie herself. She oscillates throughout the novel between being rough, tough, and dirty, to being sweet, well

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Barbara Roche Rico

[seem to be] unrelated to ethnic preferences or out-group stereotype responses,” even if some of the girls see themselves as being a part of an in-group of residents (2004: 229). The situation changes, however, after an adult intervenes: a parent, who

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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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Narratives of Ambivalence

The Ethics of Vulnerability and Agency in Research with Girls in the Sex Trade

Alexandra Ricard-Guay and Myriam Denov

like I was a whore already. (Sophie) At other points of their narratives, girls also appeared to challenge actively their victimhood status. During interviews, participants often presented themselves in direct contrast to the stereotypical image of

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Sami Schalk

how her disability affects the way people treat her and she generally works against nondisabled people’s stereotypes, and their discomfort and pity even as these emotions are naturalized through McKenna’s narration. Additionally, Josie’s disability

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Towards a Fairer Future

An Activist Model of Black Girl Leadership

Courtney Cook

professionals; these can include “racial differences in speech and socialization [and] ethno-sexual stereotypes” ( Davis and Sanchez-Hucles 2010: 173 ) that are used to devalue their Blackness by setting it in competition with their professionalism. These