Autor: Claudia Mitchell
ISBN-13: 9780820467719
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 359
Gewicht: 506 g
Format: 228x153x22 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Seven Going on Seventeen

245, Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education
Tween Studies in the Culture of Girlhood
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Contents: Claudia Mitchell/Jacqueline Reid-Walsh: Theorizing Tween Culture Within Girlhood Studies - Elizabeth Seaton: Tween Social and Biological Reproduction: Early Puberty in Girls - Marnina Gonick: From Nerd to Popular? Re-figuring School Identities and Transformation Stories - Kristina Hackmann: Video Girls: Between Changing Exploratory Behavior and Self-authorization - Kathleen O'Reilly-Scanlon/Sonya Corbin Dwyer: Memory-work as a (be)Tween Research Method: The Beauty, the Splendor, the Wonder of My Hair - Meredith Cherland: Reading Elisabeth's Girlhood: History and Popular Culture at Work in the Subjectivity of a Tween - Marika Flockemann: Mirrors and Windows: Re-reading South African Girlhoods as Strategies of Selfhood - Balkishori Team of VACHA Women's Resource Center with Jackie Kirk: Reclaiming Girlhood: Understanding the Lives of Balkishori in Mumbai - Relebohile Moletsane: «I do know who I am»: Writing, Consciousness and Reflection - Deevia Bhana: «Show Me the Panties»: Girls Play Games in the School Ground - Yasmin Jiwani: Tween Worlds: Race, Gender, Age, Identity, and Violence - Shannon Walsh: «Losers, Lolitas, and Lesbos»: Visualizing Girlhood - Anita Harris: In a Girlie World: Tweenies in Australia - Catherine Driscoll: Girl-Doll: Barbie as Puberty Manual - Amy T.Y. Lai: Consuming Hello Kitty: Tween Icon, Sexy Cute, and the Changing Meaning of 'Girlhood' - Farah Malik: Mediated Consumption and Fashionable Selves: Tween Girls, Fashion Magazines, and Shopping - Rebekah Willett: Constructing the Digital Tween: Market Discourse and Girls' Interests - Hoi F. Cheu: Imported Girl Fighters: Ripeness and Leakage in Sailor Moon - Peggy Tally: Re-imagining Girlhood: Hollywood and the Tween Girl Film Market - Natalie Coulter: The Consumption Chronicles: Tales from Suburban Canadian Tweens in the 1980s.
The tween is the «new girl on the block» in girlhood studies. Although the study of tween life may have derived from a particular marketing orientation at the end of the twentieth century, it is not limited by it. On the contrary, this collection of essays shows that «tween» is not a simple or unified concept, nor is it limited to a certain class of girls in a few countries. This collection by an international group of authors highlights specific methodologies for working with (and studying) tween-age girls, provides challenges to the presumed innocence of girlhood, and engages in an analysis of marketing in relation to girlhood. In so doing, this book offers a reading on these three or four years in a girl's life that suggests that this period is as fascinating as the teen years, and as generative in its implications for girlhood studies as studies of both younger and adolescent girls.
Editiert von: Claudia Mitchell, Jacqueline Reid-Walsh
The Editors: Claudia Mitchell is a James McGill Professor in the Faculty of Education, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. She is the co-author and co-editor of a number of books including That's funny you don't look like a teacher: Interrogating Images of Identity in Popular Culture (with S. Weber, 1995); Reinventing Ourselves as Teachers: Beyond Nostalgia (with S. Weber, 1999); Researching Children's Popular Culture: The Cultural Spaces of Childhood (2002); Just Who Do We Think We Are? Methodologies for Autobiography and Self-Study in Teaching (with S. Weber and K. O'Reilly-Scanlon, 2005). Jacqueline Reid-Walsh received her Ph.D. from McGill University in the Department of English specializing in children's literature and in women writers of the late eighteenth century. She teaches at Bishop's University in Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada. She is co-author with Claudia Mitchell of Researching Children's Popular Culture: The Cultural Spaces of Childhood (2002).
Autor: Claudia Mitchell
ISBN-13 :: 9780820467719
ISBN: 0820467715
Erscheinungsjahr: 27.06.2005
Verlag: Lang, Peter
Gewicht: 506g
Seiten: 359
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 228x153x22 mm, 4 ill., 3 tables