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“I see that when I am in school, I will have a good life.”: Producing and Performing Schoolgirlhood

Heather D. Switzer

in When the Light Is Fire: Maasai Schoolgirls in Contemporary Kenya

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042034
eISBN:
9780252050770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042034.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

“Producing and Performing Schoolgirlhood,” explores the embrace of girls’ education in the case-study communities by showing how girl-effects logic is localized through Kenyan gender and education ... More


“The medicine for fire is fire.”: Negotiating Schoolgirlhood

Heather D. Switzer

in When the Light Is Fire: Maasai Schoolgirls in Contemporary Kenya

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042034
eISBN:
9780252050770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042034.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

“Negotiating Schoolgirlhood,” uses schoolgirls’ stories to destabilize the dichotomy that has come to represent young female subjectivity in Global South: the girl-child and the schoolgirl. Nashipae ... More


Material Gals: Girls’ Sexuality, Girls’ Culture, and Shōjo Manga

Jennifer S. Prough

in Straight from the Heart: Gender, Intimacy, and the Cultural Production of Shojo Manga

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834579
eISBN:
9780824870492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834579.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines representations of girls' sexuality in contemporary shōjo manga. In the 1990s, as the nation seemed nearly consumed with discussions of schoolgirl sexuality, the representation ... More


Schoolgirls and Bourgeois Daughters

Jennifer Coates

in Making Icons: Repetition and the Female Image in Japanese Cinema, 1945-1964

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208999
eISBN:
9789888390144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208999.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Moving from domestic to public female character tropes, this chapter investigates trends in the representation of young women on-screen. Youthful female representation is contextualized in the ‘New ... More


Decomposing Graphs

Arthur Benjamin, Gary Chartrand, and Ping Zhang

in The Fascinating World of Graph Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175638
eISBN:
9781400852000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175638.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter considers problems of whether a graph can be decomposed into certain other kinds of graphs, primarily cycles. It begins with a background on nineteenth-century mathematician Thomas ... More


Block designs

NORMAN BIGGS and ROBIN WILSON

in Combinatorics: Ancient and Modern

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656592
eISBN:
9780191748059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656592.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter outlines the origins of design theory, with particular reference to the ‘Steiner triple systems’, the pioneering work of Thomas Kirkman, and early contributions by a number of writers on ... More


The Divination Arts in Girl Culture

Laura Miler

in Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the social world of schoolgirls and young women who consume contemporary divination as a form of social bonding. It considers the significance of divinatory practices from a ... More


The Lure of the Modern: Imagining the Temporal Spaces of City and Countryside

Jason G. Karlin

in Gender and Nation in Meiji Japan: Modernity, Loss, and the Doing of History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838263
eISBN:
9780824871451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838263.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the perceived temporal gap between the city and the countryside in Meiji Japan, signified by the lag in the spread of fashions (ryūkō). It first considers how the spread of mass ... More


The Emergence of the Shōjo and the Discourse of Spiritual Love in Meiji Literature

Deborah Shamoon

in Passionate Friendship: The Aesthetics of Girl's Culture in Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835422
eISBN:
9780824870638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835422.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the emergence of the shōjo and the discourse of spiritual love in Meiji literature. In particular, it considers the formation of the patriarchal image of the shōjo in its ... More


Afterword

Deborah Shamoon

in Passionate Friendship: The Aesthetics of Girl's Culture in Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835422
eISBN:
9780824870638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835422.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book has explored the history of girls' magazines and shōjo manga, with particular emphasis on their narrative and aesthetic features as well as their relationship with Japanese girls' culture. ... More


The history of the regulation and exploitation of women’s speech and writing in Japan

Momoko Nakamura

in Women in the History of Linguistics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754954
eISBN:
9780191816451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754954.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter describes how women’s relationship to Japanese language has been defined, assessed, and exploited within the field of Japanese linguistics. After a brief history of language studies in ... More


Stereotype and prejudice

Elisabeth Jay

in British Writers and Paris 1830–1875

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199655243
eISBN:
9780191817311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655243.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the deep-seated prejudices about Paris manifested in fiction. The structures encouraging national comparisons are explored, followed by an analysis of fictional stereotypes. ... More


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