All About the Girl: Culture, Power, and Identity
Taylor & Francis, Jul 15, 2004 - Social Science - 312 pages
This groundbreaking collection offers a complicated portrait of girls in the 21st Century. These are the riot grrls and the Spice Girls, the good girls and the bad girls who are creating their own "girl" culture and giving a whole new meaning to "grrl" power. Featuring provocative essays from leaders in the field like Michelle Fine, Angela McRobbie, Valerie Walkerdine, Nancy Lesko, Niobe Way and Deborah Tolman, this work brings to life the ever-changing identities of today's young women. The contributors cover all aspects of girlhood from around the world and strike upon such key areas as schooling, sexuality, popular culture and identity. This is new scholarship at its best.
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Review: All About the Girl: Culture, Power, and IdentityUser Review - Andrea - Goodreads
I took this out of the library for "fun" reading, so I admit to merely skimming the more academic parts. Some of the material feels a bit outdated -- the Spice Girls aren't all that relevant these ... Read full review
Review: All About the Girl: Culture, Power, and IdentityUser Review - Mel - Goodreads
Raised with more (hypothetical) opportunities than any generation of women before it, contemporary girls are faced with the most choices, and responsibility for those choices, than ever before. “While ... Read full review