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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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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

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Beyond the Discourse of Sexualization

An Inquiry into the Adultification of Tween Girls’ Dressing in Singapore

Bernice Loh

’s Four Faces: Sexualisation and Gender Stereotyping in the Bailey Review .” Gender and Education 24 , no. 3 : 303 − 310 . doi: 10.1080/09540253.2012.660136 10.1080/09540253.2012.660136 Bragg , Sara , and David Buckingham . 2012 . “ Global

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“I’m No Donna Reed”

Postfeminist Rhetoric in Christian At-Home Daughterhood Texts

Elizabeth Shively

daughters’ primary role at home; in fact she jokes, “I’m no Donna Reed” when it comes to her own homemaking. The joking reference to Reed, whose American television show is synonymous with the saccharine, selfless, 1950s housewife stereotype, suggests that

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Authenticity and Aspiration

Exploring the CBBC Television Tween

Sarah Godfrey

that of cultural/television studies) and have emphasized quantitative approaches such as content analysis ( Lemish 2012 ) focusing on issues surrounding stereotypes and/or media effects. Studies such as these raise broad questions about the

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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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Overlapping Time and Place

Early Modern England’s Girlhood Discourse and Indigenous Girlhood in the Dominion of Canada (1684-1860)

Haidee Smith Lefebvre

2002: 178 )! At a time when narrative conventions cast most heroines in roles closely attached to family and motherhood, when most young women were stereotyped in similar ways—chiefly ending up as brides—Winona is detestable and dishonorable. She

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“Stumbling Upon Feminism”

Teenage Girls’ Forays into Digital and School-Based Feminisms

Crystal Kim and Jessica Ringrose

possibilities of feminism. These virtual spaces can offer girls opportunities to explore their identity and society by providing spaces in which they feel unencumbered by overwhelming expectations and negative stereotypes surrounding teen feminists In Real Life

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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