Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal Wins Major Award
Gabriel Stuart at Berghahn Books and Journals
The Professional and Scholarly Publishing (PSP) Division of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) has just announced the Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE) award winners for 2009. We are delighted to announce that Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, published by Berghahn Books and Journals, won the award for Best New Journal in the Social Sciences & Humanities.
About Girlhood Studies
Girlhood Studies is a peer-reviewed journal providing a forum for the critical discussion of girlhood from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, and for the dissemination of current research and reflections on girls' lives to a broad, cross-disciplinary audience of scholars, researchers, practitioners in the fields of education, social service and health care and policymakers. International and interdisciplinary in scope, it is committed to feminist, anti-discrimination, anti-oppression approaches and solicits manuscripts from a variety of disciplines.
Peer Comments about Girlhood Studies
“[A] rich and stimulating intellectual resource... a quilting of articles, rich with empirical evidence, theoretical depth, and critically nuanced analysis. The articles published are daring and innovative...a must read for anyone studying girls!
Dafna Lemish, Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication
at Tel Aviv University
“[A] cutting edge voice in the interdisciplinary field of Girlhood Studies [and]a thought provoking guide for scholars, teachers, activists and practitioners ...”
Jessica Ringrose, Senior Lecturer in the Sociology of Gender and Education
at the University of London
“Girlhood Studies provides the evidenced base knowledge urgently required for advocacy for, and mainstreaming of, gender equality in policy-making, planning, programming and evaluation.”
Changu Mannathoko UNICEF Senior Education Adviser
Volume 2, Issue 2 : Winter 2009 Rethinking Agency and Resistance: What Comes After Girl Power?
Considering New Ways Authors: Mitchell, Claudia; Reid-Walsh, Jacqui
Rethinking Agency and Resistance: What Comes After Girl Power? Authors: Gonick, Marnina; Renold, Emma; Ringrose, Jessica; Weems, Lisa
The Pariah Princess; Agency, Representation, and Neoliberal Jewish Girlhood Author: Byers, Michele
South Asian Canadian Girls' Strategies of Racialized Belonging in Adolescence Author:Rajiva, Mythili
Girls Reconstructing Gender;Agency, Hybridity and Transformations of 'Femininity' Author: Willis, Jessica Laureltree
Raperas of the NeoRevolución; Young Women, Capitalism and Cuban Hip Hop Culture Author: Whynacht, Ardath
The Teaches of Peaches: Performance, Hybridity and Resistance Author: Gonick, Marnina
Authentik: The Voice of Real Girls Author: MacEntee, Katie
What Games can tell us about Girls Author: Schneider, Cornelia
Celebrating Black Girlhood Author: Guillard, Julianne
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