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Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements

Introduction: The Significance of Place in Girlhood Studies
Carrie Rentschler and Claudia Mitchell

SECTION I: GIRLS IN LATITUTDE AND LONGITUDE

Chapter 1. Under the Shadow of Empire: Indigenous Girls' Presencing as Decolonizing Force
Sandrina de Finney

Chapter 2. Voices in Longitude and Latitude: Girlhood at the Intersection of Art and Ethnography
Marnina Gonick

Chapter 3. Nowhere to Go, Nothing to Do: Place, Desire, and Country Girlhood
Catherine Driscoll

Chapter 4. Landscapes of Academic Success: Smart Girls and School Culture
Rebecca Raby and Shauna Pomerantz

SECTION II: SITUATED KNOWLEDGE, SELF-REFLEXIVE PRACTICE

Chapter 5. Charting Girlhood Studies
Claudia Mitchell

Chapter 6. Teen Feminist Killjoys? Mapping Girls’ Affective Encounters with Femininity, Sexuality, and Feminism at School
Jessica Ringrose and Emma Renold

Chapter 7. Placing the Girlhood Scholar into the Politics of Change: A Reflexive Account
Caroline Caron

Chapter 8. Returns and Departures Through Girlhood: Memory-work as an Approach to the Politics of Place in Mother-Daughter Narratives
Teresa Strong-Wilson

Chapter 9. Girls Action Network: Reflecting on Systems Change through the Politics of Place
Tatiana Fraser, Nisha Sajnani, Alyssa Louw, and Stephanie Austin

SECTION III: GIRLS AND MEDIA SPACES

Chapter 10. “What This Picture of a Girl Means to Me”: The Place of Girlhood Images in the Art History University Classroom
Loren Lerner

Chapter 11. Modding as Making: Religious Flap Books Created by Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Girls
Jacqueline Reid-Walsh

Chapter 12. Where are the Irish Girls? Girlhood, Irishness, and L.T. Meade
Susan Cahill

Chapter 13. “God is a DJ”: Girls, Music, Performance, and Negotiating Space
Geraldine Bloustien

Chapter 14. Creating and Regulating Identity in Online Spaces: Girlhood, Social Networking, and Avatars
Connie Morrison

SECTION IV: STUDYING THE SPACES OF GIRLS’ ACTIVISM

Chapter 15. Making Activism Accessible: Exploring Girls’ Blogs as Sites of Contemporary Feminist Activism
Jessalynn Keller

Chapter 16. “Ain’t no Justice… It’s Just Us”: Girls Organizing Against Sexual and Carceral Violence
Lena Palacios

Chapter 17. From the Playing Field to the Policy Table: Stakeholders’ Responses to Rwandan Schoolgirls’ Photographs on Physical Activity and Sport in Secondary Schools
Lysanne Rivard

Chapter 18. Girls, Condoms, Tradition, and Abstinence: Making Sense of HIV Prevention Discourses in Rural South Africa
Katie MacEntee

Epilogue

Notes on Contributors
Bibliography
Index

Girlhood and the Politics of Place

Edited by Claudia Mitchell and Carrie Rentschler

354 pages, 23 illus., 1 table, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-0-85745-602-1 Hb Published (January 2016)

ISBN  978-1-78533-017-9 Pb Published (January 2016)