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Paechter, Carrie; Clark, Sheryl – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2016
In this paper we consider discourses of friendship and belonging mobilised by girls who are not part of the dominant "cool" group in one English primary school. We explore how, by investing in alternative and, at times, resistant, discourses of "being nice" and "being normal" these "non-cool" girls were able…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Females, Friendship