Girlhood Studies



link to catalog page SWITZER, When the Light Is Fire

When the Light Is Fire

Maasai Schoolgirls in Contemporary Kenya

Author: Heather D. Switzer
Pub Date: October 2018

Teasing out the entanglement of vulnerability and empowerment in girls' lives   learn more...
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link to catalog page WRIGHT, Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century Author: Nazera Sadiq Wright
Pub Date: October 2016

How unlikely literary characters paved the way for black citizenship and progress   learn more...
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link to catalog page HASINOFF, Sexting Panic

Sexting Panic

Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent

Author: Amy Adele Hasinoff
Pub Date: April 2015

Finding reasonable solutions to the fear and frenzy surrounding digital social interactions   learn more...
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link to catalog page BROWN, Hear Our Truths

Hear Our Truths

The Creative Potential of Black Girlhood

Author: Ruth Nicole Brown
Pub Date: January 2014

A creative space for the performance of radically new interpretations of Black girls' lived experiences   learn more...
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link to catalog page REMBIS, Defining Deviance

Defining Deviance

Sex, Science, and Delinquent Girls, 1890-1960

Author: Michael A. Rembis
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: February 2013

A historical study of the treatment of troubled girls, often perceived as threats to the American race   learn more...
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link to catalog page RING, Stolen Bases

Stolen Bases

Why American Girls Don't Play Baseball

Author: Jennifer Ring
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: February 2013

A revealing look at the history of women's exclusion from America's national pastime   learn more...
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link to catalog page FORMAN-BRUNELL, The Girls' History and Culture Reader Author: Edited by Miriam Forman-Brunell and Leslie Paris
Pub Date: January 2011

A pioneering, field-defining collection of essential texts exploring girlhood in the nineteenth century   learn more...
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link to catalog page FORMAN-BRUNELL, The Girls' History and Culture Reader Author: Edited by Miriam Forman-Brunell and Leslie Paris
Pub Date: January 2011

A pioneering, field-defining collection of essential texts exploring girlhood in the twentieth century   learn more...
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