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Girlhood Studies



link to catalog page DOSEKUN, Fashioning Postfeminism

Fashioning Postfeminism

Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Author: Simidele Dosekun
Pub Date: June 2020

The serious business of being spectacular in Nigeria and the Global South   learn more...

link to catalog page, Defining Girlhood in India

Defining Girlhood in India

A Transnational History of Sexual Maturity Laws

Author: Ashwini Tambe
Pub Date: November 2019

Tracking the moving boundary between girlhood and womanhood   learn more...

link to catalog page DOWNING, Gamelan Girls

Gamelan Girls

Gender, Childhood, and Politics in Balinese Music Ensembles

Author: Sonja Lynn Downing
Pub Date: November 2019

The girls and young women reshaping gamelan in Bali   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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...

link to catalog page, 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...

link to catalog page, 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...

link to catalog page, 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...

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...

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...

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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