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Girl culture : an encyclopedia

Girl culture : an encyclopedia

Author: Claudia Mitchell; Jacqueline Reid-Walsh
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Investigates the increasingly complex relationships, struggles, obsessions, and idols of American tween and teen girls. From pre-school to high school and beyond, this work tackles many hot-button  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Girl culture.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007040517
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Mitchell; Jacqueline Reid-Walsh
OCLC Number: 648346379
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes in 1 (xxxii, 702 pages)) : illustrations
Contents: pt. 1. Studying girl culture : a readers' guide. Introduction to part 1 / Claudia A. Mitchell and Jacqueline Reid-Walsh --
What does it mean to be a girl in the twenty-first century? : exploring some contemporary dilemmas of femininity and girlhood in the West / Jessica Ringrose and Valerie Walkerdine --
How to study girl culture / Claudia A. Mitchell and Jacqueline Reid-Walsh --
Doll culture / Juliette Peers --
Barbie culture / Catherine Driscoll --
Disney and girlhood / Hoi F. Cheu --
Romance in teen publications / Naomi R. Johnson --
Style and girl culture / Shauna Pomerantz --
Ballet and girl culture / Juliette Peers --
Girls' literacy practices / Meredith Cherland --
Girls, digital culture, and new media / Katynka Z. Martínez --
Girl gamers / Suzanne de Castell and Jennifer Jenson --
Representations of girls and young women in film as an entry point to studying girl culture / Margaret Tally --
Whose girlhood? : race, representation, and girlhood / Elaine Correa --
Girlhood in the time of AIDS : popular images, representations, and their effects / Nancy Lesko and Elisabeth Johnson --
pt. 2. Girl culture A to Z.
Responsibility: edited by Claudia A. Mitchell and Jacqueline Reid-Walsh.


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