Download Girlhood, Schools, and Media: Popular Discourses of the by Michele Paule PDF

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 www.smartgirls.tv), and ladies’ discussions of more than a few youngster dramas.

Show description

Read Online or Download Girlhood, Schools, and Media: Popular Discourses of the Achieving Girl (Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies) PDF

Best children's studies books

Trafficked Young People: Breaking the Wall of Silence (Adolescence and Society)

Human trafficking constitutes the most critical human rights violations of our time. although, many social paintings practitioners nonetheless have a negative and incomplete knowing of the reviews of kids and teens who've been trafficked. In Trafficked youth, the authors demand a extra subtle, expert and higher constructed knowing of the variety of concerns dealing with trafficked youngsters.

When the Innocent are Punished: The Children of Imprisoned Parents (Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology)

There are literally thousands of youngsters experiencing parental imprisonment around the world. This booklet is ready their difficulties, human rights and the way they're handled in the course of the justice technique from the arrest of a father or mother to imprisonment and release.

Fragmente einer Sprache des Essens: Ein Rundgang durch eine essgestörte Gesellschaft (German Edition)

Der vorliegende Band beschäftigt sich zum einen mit der Reduktion des Essens auf eine naturwissenschaftliche Perspektive und moralisches Gebot und hebt zum anderen die kulturelle und soziale Bedeutung hervor. Seit der Entstehung der Ernährungswissenschaft Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts haben wir uns daran gewöhnt, von Vitaminen, Proteinen und Kohlehydraten zu sprechen.

Youth and Disability: A Challenge to Mr Reasonable (Interdisciplinary Disability Studies)

During this ground-breaking ebook, Jenny Slater makes use of the lens of ’the moderate’ to discover how normative understandings of youngster, dis/ability and the intersecting identities of gender and sexuality effect upon the lives of younger dis/abled humans. even if early life and incapacity have individually been proposal inside of socio-cultural frameworks, hardly have sociological reports of ’youth’ and ’disability’ been introduced jointly.

Additional resources for Girlhood, Schools, and Media: Popular Discourses of the Achieving Girl (Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.89 of 5 – based on 34 votes