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Adolescent Body Image and Eating in the Media: Trends and Implications for Adolescent Health

Kristen Harrison

in The Changing Portrayal of Adolescents in the Media Since 1950

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195342956
eISBN:
9780199894284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342956.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Body image and eating behavior are important factors in adolescent development because they can have grave effects, including anorexia, bulimia, and obesity. Over 36% of deaths in the U.S. have ... More


Striving to prevent obesity and other weight-related problems in adolescent girls: The New Moves approach

Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, Colleen Flattum, Shira Feldman, and Christine Petrich

in Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

New Moves was developed as a school-based obesity prevention intervention for adolescent girls. The program underwent extensive pilot-testing with funding from the American Heart Association. It is ... More


Searching for Third World Potential

Kathryn Moeller

in Gender Effect: Capitalism, Feminism, and the Corporate Politics of Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520286382
eISBN:
9780520961623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286382.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 4 draws on ethnographic fieldwork at the educational program of one of the Nike Foundation’s NGO grantees in Brazil to illuminate how the Girl Effect is predicated on finding adolescent girls ... More


Gender Equity and the SDGs: Collective Impact for Change

Elizabeth Dettori and Geeta Rao Gupta

in Handbook of Adolescent Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190847128
eISBN:
9780190847159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847128.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter identifies some of the most stubborn gender-based risks and vulnerabilities girls face as a cohort from preadolescence through late adolescence across the domains of personal ... More


Reducing Early Pregnancy in Low-Income Countries: A Literature Review and New Evidence

Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge, Kjetil Bjorvatn, Amina Mohamed Maalim, Vincent Somville, and Bertil Tungodden

in Towards Gender Equity in Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198829591
eISBN:
9780191868115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829591.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Many adolescent girls in low-income countries face the challenge of early pregnancy and lifelong dependence upon family and partners. In this chapter, we review the literature on field interventions ... More


Recruiting Middle School Girls into IT: Data on Girls’ Perceptions and Experiences from a Mixed-Demographic Group

Lecia J. Barker, Eric Snow, Kathy Garvin-Doxas, and Tim Weston

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter presents the results of a survey administered to a large and mixed-demographic group of middle school girls in an attempt to better understand what interests them with respect to ... More


Beyond teenage biology

Amy Adele Hasinoff

in Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038983
eISBN:
9780252096969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038983.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the implications of the dominant discourse about the unruly biology of adolescence. In particular, it challenges the notion that sexting is the result of teenage hormones and ... More


Self-esteem advice and blame

Amy Adele Hasinoff

in Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038983
eISBN:
9780252096969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038983.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines how sexting was constructed as a symptom of low self-esteem and the subsequent advice offered to girls in mass media and public service announcements (PSAs). A range of ... More


Sexualization and participation

Amy Adele Hasinoff

in Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038983
eISBN:
9780252096969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038983.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the tension between the idea that participatory new media practices typically produce positive, democratic effects and the assumption that sexualization creates a problematic ... More


Girl Power: Cash Transfers and Adolescent Welfare: Evidence from a Cluster-Randomized Experiment in Malawi

Sarah Baird, Ephraim Chirwa, Jacobus de Hoop, and Berk Özler

in African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316055
eISBN:
9780226316192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316192.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Interventions targeting adolescent girls are seen as key to breaking the cycle of poverty in developing countries. Policies that enable them to reach their full potential can have a strong impact not ... More


Unbalanced on the Brink: Adolescent Girls and the Discovery of the Self in Skim and This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki

Marni Stanley

in Graphic Novels for Children and Young Adults: A Collection of Critical Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811677
eISBN:
9781496811714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811677.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter presents a reading of Skim (2008) and This One Summer (2014) by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki. Both novels feature adolescent protagonists hovering at crucial points of development. Together ... More


How to End Child Marriage Around the World: Strategies, Progress, and Action Needed

Lakshmi Sundaram, Ellen Travers, and Matilda Branson

in Handbook of Adolescent Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190847128
eISBN:
9780190847159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847128.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Every year. 15 million girls are married before they turn 18. This chapter touches on how child marriage is a violation of human rights and holds back international development efforts; it reflects ... More


Introduction

Amy Adele Hasinoff

in Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038983
eISBN:
9780252096969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038983.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book explores the debate over sexting—the creation and sharing of personal sexual images or text messages via mobile phones or internet applications, including Facebook, Snapchat, and email— and ... More


Conclusion

Amy Adele Hasinoff

in Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038983
eISBN:
9780252096969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038983.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book has explored three dominant problems in how people tend to think about sexting: that sexting is a crime, that adolescents sext because they are biologically irrational and irresponsible, ... More


Lost in Translation: Gender and High School Computer Science

Joanna Goode, Rachel Estrella, and Jane Margolis

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter presents four themes that suggest some reasons why and how high school female students are — or are not — drawn into the field of computer science through their high school experiences. ... More


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