Difficult Dialogues Made Easier: An Updated Look at the Future of Girl’s Studies

Difficult Dialogues Made Easier: An Updated Look at the Future of Girl’s Studies Sex Roles (2016) 75:528–530 DOI 10.1007/s11199-016-0682-2 BOOK REVIEW Difficult Dialogues Made Easier: An Updated Look at the Future of Girl’sStudies Difficult Dialogues about Twenty-First-Century Girls. Edited by Donna Marie Johnson and Alice E. Ginsberg, Albany, NY, State University of New York Press, 2015. 330 pp. $25.95 (paperback). ISBN: 978–1–4384-5598-3 Diana Milillo Published online: 13 September 2016 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016 As the mother of two young girls and as a feminist psycholo- girlhood. Although there may be common themes to girlhood gist, I looked forward to reading this book with both personal arising from age-related developmental events, the field has and professional curiosity. What are the difficult dialogues overlooked diversity and has privileged the experiences of that engage twenty-first century girls and how do we, Western girls over girls without hegemonic power. Difficult adults and girls together, successfully negotiate them? Dialogues succeeds in providing a critical analysis that in- What are the unique stories that are told by focusing cludes not only gender, but also race, religion, geographic solely on girls? In what ways do the voices of girls location, and economic status. The editors’ and authors’ inter- get heard? This edited volume on girls’ studies offers http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Difficult Dialogues Made Easier: An Updated Look at the Future of Girl’s Studies

Sex Roles , Volume 75 (10) – Sep 13, 2016

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