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By Michele Paule

This e-book explores the flow and reception of renowned discourses of accomplishing girlhood, and the ways that women themselves perform such flow. It examines the determine of the reaching lady inside wider discourses of neoliberal self-management and post-feminist hazard, contemplating the tensions inquisitive about being either winning and effectively female and the recommendations and negotiations women adopt to regulate those tensions.

The paintings is grounded in an realizing of media, academic, and peer contexts for the construction of the winning woman. It lines narratives throughout college, tv and on-line in texts produced for and by means of women, drawing on interviews with ladies in faculties, on-line discussion board participation (within the purpose-built website, and ladies’ discussions of more than a few youngster dramas.

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