Girl culture : an encyclopedia / edited by Claudia A. Mitchell and Jacqueline Reid-Walsh.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Description
2 v. (xxxii, 702 p.) : ill. ; 27 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Library of Congress genre(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [627]-640) and index.
Contents
  • List of entries
  • Guide to related topics
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part 1. Studying girl culture : a readers' guide
  • Introduction to part 1
  • What does it mean to be a girl in the twenty-first century? Exploring some contemporary dilemmas of femininity and girlhood in the west
  • How to study girl culture
  • Doll culture
  • Barbie culture
  • Disney and girlhood
  • Romance in teen publications
  • Style and girl culture
  • Ballet and girl culture
  • Girls' literacy practices
  • Girls, digital culture, and new media
  • Girl gamers
  • Representations of girls and young women in film as an entry point to studying girl culture
  • Whose girlhood? Race, representation, and girlhood
  • Girlhood in the time of AIDS: popular images, representations, and their effects
  • Part 2. Girl culture A to Z
  • Selected bibliography
  • About the editors
  • About the contributors
  • Index.
ISBN
  • 9780313339080 (set : alk. paper)
  • 0313339082 (set : alk. paper)
  • 9780313339097 (vol. 1 : alk. paper)
  • 0313339090 (vol. 1 : alk. paper)
  • 9780313339103 (vol. 2 : alk. paper)
  • 0313339104 (vol. 2 : alk. paper)
LCCN
2007040517
OCLC
173659637
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