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ERIC Number: EJ964730
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0954-0253
Slut-Shaming, Girl Power and "Sexualisation": Thinking through the Politics of the International SlutWalks with Teen Girls
Ringrose, Jessica; Renold, Emma
Gender and Education, v24 n3 p333-343 2012
This viewpoint begins by exploring whether the global phenomenon of the 2011 "SlutWalks" constitutes a feminist politics of re-signification. We then look at some qualitative, focus group data with teen girls who participated in a UK SlutWalk. We suggest girls are not only negotiating a schizoid double pull towards performing knowing sexy "slut" in postfeminist media contexts, but also managing de-sexualising protectionist discourses in school, particularly in relation to the highly regulatory moral panic over child "sexualistion". We consider whether the SlutWalks are adult-centric and if teen girls' involvement in a SlutWalk offered any critical rupturings to sexual regulation in their everyday lives. (Contains 4 notes and 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: United Kingdom