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A Social Negotiation of Hope

Male West African Youth, ‘Waithood’ and the Pursuit of Social Becoming through Football

Christian Ungruhe and James Esson

industry through cases known as football trafficking ( Esson 2015b ). In some cases, after handing over money to individuals claiming to be football agents, players are transferred internationally to clubs and placed on exploitative contracts. In other

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The New Girl Loves Chemistry

The Story of a Forgotten Era

Katherine Darvesh

, all of a sudden, monies previously earmarked solely for boys’ schools were now allocated partly to girls’ schools. To redirect some of this endowment money represented a major achievement by key figures such as the young assistant commissioner, James

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The Concept of Sentimental Boyhood

The Emotional Education of Boys in Mexico during the Early Porfiriato, 1876–1884

Carlos Zúñiga Nieto

Spain, Estrada Zenea promoted elementary education for boys. In the fall of 1873, Colso Acevedo, the director of the Atheneum of Youth association, and Estrada Zenea arranged for the child singer Romeo Dionesi to give a performance to raise money for a

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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

being in financial control. It’s almost seen as something good in society. The girl, she works, she does it well, she has a lot of money, she is beautiful, she is young. That’s what society wants from girls. It’s society and the images of the women that

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Mercedes González de la Rocha and Agustín Escobar Latapí

individual benefits, and mothers are repeatedly told to use that money to cover food, clothes, shoes, and the school costs of the child in whose name the benefit is made. At the end of 1997 there were 500,000 households enrolled in the program. The number

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Becoming a Gentleman

Adolescence, Chivalry, and Turn-of-the-Century Youth Movements

Kent Baxter

) is at all times a gentleman. So many people seem to think that a gentleman must have lots of money. That does not make a gentleman. A gentleman is any one who carries out the rules of chivalry of the knights.” And later in that same chapter, an

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“Be Prepared!” (But Not Too Prepared)

Scouting, Soldiering, and Boys’ Roles in World War I

Lucy Andrew

sufficiently robust became a hindrance, costing the army money to train them and giving little in return. Ernest Steele, an underage soldier serving in France, 2 emphasizes as much in a letter to his younger brother, warning him that, at 15, he is too young to

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Kaoru Miyazawa

own effort and talent, and it disseminates the message that girls today have access to power, money, social status, beauty, confidence, and even sexual subjectivity ( Harris 2004 ; Gill 2008 ). When girls become a part of the assemblage, they assign

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Holding Up Half the Sky

Global Narratives of Girls at Risk and Celebrity Philanthropy

Angharad Valdivia

to be sold to sex work traffickers. Her mother does not relent because the family needs the money from Monisha’s labor. Urmi and America Ferrera bid a tearful farewell to Monisha, who heads back to her village with a backpack that has New Light

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Robyn Singleton, Jacqueline Carter, Tatianna Alencar, Alicia Piñeirúa-Menéndez, and Kate Winskell

fulfill their role as actual or future financial providers, choosing instead to spend their family’s money on alcohol or drugs, are openly criticized: When he hit me it was punishment for being lazy according to him (he was the lazy one spending all the