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Paechter, Carrie – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2013
In this paper I examine how young women construct their identities with others in online communities. I argue that the proliferation of social networking and its popularity among young people means that performed identities are increasingly collaboratively constructed, with the individual having less control over their public image than was…
Descriptors: Females, Computer Mediated Communication, Self Concept, Social Networks
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Hey, Valerie; George, Rosalyn – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2013
This paper arose through a chance meeting between the two authors who are feminist mothers of teenage and 20 years plus daughters. We were attending an Economic and Social Research Council-funded seminar focusing on "new femininities" in the light of post-feminism and their worth and currency within the new politics of consumption and lifestyle.…
Descriptors: Biographies, Seminars, Parent Child Relationship, Daughters
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Graff, Ulrike – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2013
The article points out some pedagogical challenges in supporting girls and young women in their emancipatory movements today. It spotlights a specific section in gender pedagogy by focusing on the aim of self-determination (rather than achievement) in the field of social-pedagogy and it refers to the concept of "girls work" in Germany. A…
Descriptors: Females, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Males
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Archer, Louise; DeWitt, Jennifer; Osborne, Jonathan; Dillon, Justin; Willis, Beatrice; Wong, Billy – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2013
Internationally, there is widespread concern about the need to increase participation in the sciences (particularly the physical sciences), especially among girls/women. This paper draws on data from a five-year, longitudinal study of 10-14-year-old children's science aspirations and career choice to explore the reasons why, even from a young age,…
Descriptors: Females, Caring, Sexual Identity, Physical Sciences
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Busche, Mart – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2013
This contribution gives an overview over 40 years of girls-work in Germany. It highlights certain topics and theoretical implications and emphasises especially the realisation of queer theory and deconstructivism in the last 10 years. (Contains 4 notes.)
Descriptors: Females, Homosexuality, Foreign Countries, Feminism
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Rich, Emma; Evans, John – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2013
A growing number of authors recognise the increasing expectations placed on young women as the vanguard of economic, social and cultural change. This paper explores how these imaginings have come to bear upon young women's bodies, as part of a special issue on pedagogical responses to the changing position of girls and young women. In examining…
Descriptors: Females, Social Change, Human Body, Health
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Cullen, Fin – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2013
In this article I consider past and current forms of feminist practice and "girls work" and debates within contemporary English youth work. Drawing on previous scholarly work in Girlhood studies, youth work and youth policy, I explore the range of dominant discourses that have come to shape youth work practice within the current economic…
Descriptors: Pregnancy, Females, Depression (Psychology), Foreign Countries
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Sribar, Renata – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2013
The paper thematises children's engendering and sexualisation in new media environments, and their ambivalent attitudes toward commercial (porno)sexuality constructions. The inquiry into adaptation to dominant gender identity and sexuality prescriptions in spite of children's ambivalences is contextualised by the critical analysis of grand…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sexual Identity, Ethnography, Foreign Countries
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Davies, Julia – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2013
This paper presents research into how four female trainee hairdressers use Facebook. The participants are friends, attending college in the north of England. In this work I was interested in participants' presentations of self as presented through their Facebook activities. This work draws on New Literacy Studies to consider the written texts and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cosmetology, Role, Service Occupations
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Maxwell, Claire; Aggleton, Peter – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2013
This paper takes as its starting point the concept of concerted cultivation as coined by Annette Lareau. It examines whether a focus on concerted cultivation adequately captures the various practices observed in young women's experiences of being privately educated in four schools in one area of England. We suggest that a variety of practices of…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Countries, Private Education, Curriculum
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Lanas, Maija; Kiilakoski, Tomi – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2013
This paper asks how a teacher transforms from constrained and controlled to an independent yet dialogical agent. We analyse and describe the transformation of a teacher in the Finnish rural north in one school semester from a "conforming" teacher to a "transformative teacher," examining the narrative of her personal journal and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teachers, Rural Schools, Educational Change
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Pitfield, Maggie – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2013
At the level of policy the relative "value" of subjects is determined by their official curriculum designation, creating a hierarchy of learning within which particular subjects are categorised as optional to the educational experience of young people. This situation is well-illustrated by the marginalised position of drama in the…
Descriptors: Drama, Professional Identity, Self Concept, Foreign Countries
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Lingard, Bob; Keddie, Amanda – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2013
This paper reports on an Australian government-commissioned research study that documented classroom pedagogies in 24 Queensland schools. The research created the model of "productive pedagogies", which conjoined what Nancy Fraser calls a politics of redistribution, recognition and representation. In this model pedagogies are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Classroom Research, Instructional Effectiveness, Instruction
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Höijer, Karin; Fjellström, Christina; Hjälmeskog, Karin – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2013
Studies on children's learning about food commonly focus on socialisation within a temporal perspective taking an interest in linear and developmental issues, where the home is assumed as the primary place for learning food skills that should be deepened through education in Home Economics. Home Economics concern topics that are related to our…
Descriptors: Home Economics Education, Food, Foreign Countries, Foods Instruction
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Carlile, Anna – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2012
This article suggests a model for "youth voice" based on a participatory research methodology, "Illuminate". The article reports on research into the capacity for "Illuminate" to amount to "critical bureaucracy". Critical bureaucracy is presented as an approach to governance activities (here, in schools and further education colleges) which is…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Participatory Research, Governance, Administrative Organization
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