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Tag Archives: girlhood studies

Simulated Shelves: Browse January 2016 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Child & Youth Studies, History, Performance Studies, and Politics along with our New in Paperback titles.   GIRLHOOD AND THE POLITICS OF PLACE Edited by Claudia Mitchell and Carrie Rentschler

Solving the Mystery of Nancy Drew

The following is a guest blog post written by Michael G. Cornelius, author of the article Sexuality, Interruption, and Nancy Drew, which appeared in Volume 8, Number 2 of the journal Girlhood Studies.   It’s admittedly an odd thing, to be a Nancy Drew scholar.   Strictly speaking, “Nancy Drew Scholar” is not the official […]

Researching Girls of Color

The following is a guest blog post written by Sharon Lamb, co-author of the article Pride and Sexiness: Girls of Color Discuss Race, Body Image, and Sexualization, which appeared in Volume 8, Number 2 of the journal Girlhood Studies.     Way back when, my/our research group was interested in the issue of sexualization of […]

Mentoring: Doing and Theorising

The below is a special guest post written by Ann Smith, the Managing Editor of Girlhood Studies – An Interdisciplinary Journal.   While we work with many leading scholars and well-established authors, we also encourage new and inexperienced writers to contribute to Girlhood Studies so, as the managing editor, I see my task as necessarily including a great […]

Is There Such Thing as “Low-Brow?” Taking Pop Culture Seriously

by Martha Hoffman, Journals Editorial and Production Manager   Maybe it’s my age, but sometimes I feel like two different people inhabit my mind: there’s the person that was obsessed with sociology in college, reading Critical Race Theory for fun and over-scheduling classes I didn’t need because I was genuinely excited at the thought of […]

Hot Off the Presses- New Journal Releases from Berghahn

Critical Survey, Volume 24, Issue 1, Spring 2012 German Politics and Society, Volume 30, Issue 2, Summer 2012 Girlhood Studies, Volume 5, Issue 1, Summer 2012, Special Issue: “Girls and Dolls” Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques, Volume 38, Issue 2, Summer 2012, Special Issue: “Writing History for a Variety of Publics”

Girls and Dolls: A Note on Images from the Latest Issue of Girlhood Studies

Most of my work deals with text, so it was a bit of a treat when I opened up the files for the latest Girlhood Studies and found them chock full of images of dolls. This journal covers many themes related to the challenges and dangers facing girls all over the world – it’s always […]