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The Girlhood Project

Pivoting our Model with Girls During COVID-19

Cheryl Weiner, Kathryn Van Demark, Sarah Doyle, Jocelyn Martinez, Fia Walklet, and Amy Rutstein-Riley

video conferencing technology. Students adapted their plans and activities from earlier in the semester for online use. Instructors also used this time to facilitate weekly check-ins and to provide context and theory to frame the course. Outside of this

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“Some Things Just Won't Go Back”

Teen Girls’ Online Dating Relationships during COVID-19

Alanna Goldstein and Sarah Flicker

, teen girls are generally active, savvy, and experienced users of technology for initiating and maintaining dating relationships. While they face uniquely gendered challenges to dating online, many have long relied on the use of social media to

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Claudia Mitchell and Ann Smith

as remote technology-driven and text-based investigative programming carried out by researchers and NGOs are proving to be problematic. Another critical component in a time of physical distancing, lockdowns, and social isolation is that vulnerable

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Left Behind by COVID-19

Experiences of “Left-Behind” Girls in Rural China

Jue Wang

it impossible to conduct additional on-site observations or interviews, I made use of video chat technologies as an alternative way of studying the changes to, and challenges of, the focal girls’ lives during COVID-19. Since I had already developed a

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Marla Frederick, Yunus Doğan Telliel, and Heather Mellquist Lehto

June . . Žižek , Slavoj . 2020 . Pandemic! COVID-19 Shakes the World . New York : OR Books 10.2307/j.ctv16t6n4q Learning from Religious Diasporas in Pandemic Times Heather Mellquist

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Social Isolation and Disrupted Privacy

Impacts of COVID-19 on Adolescent Girls in Humanitarian Contexts

Sarah Baird, Sarah Alheiwidi, Rebecca Dutton, Khadija Mitu, Erin Oakley, Tassew Woldehanna, and Nicola Jones

. However, our findings underscore that a significant number of vulnerable adolescents in our sample, especially girls, lack access to media and digital technology (see Table 6 ). Our survey showed that in both contexts, girls face gender-based constraints

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Shobita Parthasarathy

( Sarewitz 1996 ). The private sector then capitalizes on the results of this scientific curiosity to develop socially beneficial technologies, which are made available in the marketplace. Key to this is the modern patent system: the government incentivizes

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David Owen

digital surveillance and biometrics in technologies of algorithmic governance that individualize border controls: “As megacities become ghost towns, and once-bustling airports grind to a halt, the virus has generated a puzzling new enigma of a globalized

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Barbara Prainsack

are not those that have the best technologies or most obedient citizens. It is those that have solidaristic institutions. Conclusion Pandemics do not automatically increase or decrease solidarity; the relationship between the two is complex in

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Andrew Dawson and Simone Dennis

transformed – not always eroded or degraded, but sometimes adapted, sustained in new ways (especially via new communications technologies), and even enhanced. Touch and No-Touch Intimacy Shortly after the beginning of the pandemic, it became clear that