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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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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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Sakai Magara

Activist Girl of Early Twentieth Century Japan

Barbara Hartley

Copyright applies. Photographer unknown Sakai Magara's involvement in the Red Wave Society directly contradicts the stereotypical image of the girl living in her own closed consumer world. Magara was extremely sensitive to current events, including, as

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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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From Selfies to Sexting

Tween Girls, Intimacy, and Subjectivities

Antonio García-Gómez

conceptualization of sexual agency endorses the most common gender stereotypes that boys have a constant desire to have sex and that these other girls who show a different attitude towards sex are sluts. By self-presenting as good girls, they attempt to relate to

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Gargi Gangopadhyay

“crossbred” society strengthened the colonial framework, it also simultaneously generated nationalist stereotypes for children. Ashis Nandy notes how, during the colonial period, childhood became a “battleground,” an arena for the tug-of-war between “the

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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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Dan Flory

followed in his footsteps. As a performer who refined the racist “coon” stereotype in early sound movies, Perry frequently resorted to eliciting humor through racialized disgust by means of exaggeratedly witless actions such as the one mentioned above; and

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Rogue or Lover

Value-Maximizing Interpretations of Withnail and I

Peter Alward

Robinson received from Zeffirelli does not excuse the portrayal of Monty in this episode as a sexual predator, a portrayal that perpetuates harmful stereotypes. Moreover, any ameliorating effect the allusions made by these episodes might have is undermined

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What Does It Mean to Be an Ecological Filmmaker?

Knut Erik Jensen’s Work as Eco-Auteur

Mette Hjort

relocating sand dunes in the Phi Phi Islands National Park, so as to achieve a perfectly stereotypical paradisal look. Consistent with activists’ predictions, the devastating effects of removing well-established natural defenses against erosion became evident