Girlhood Studies

Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal   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 policy makers. International and interdisciplinary in scope, it is committed to feminist, anti-discrimination, anti-oppression approaches and solicits manuscripts from a variety of disciplines.

The mission of the journal is to bring together contributions from and initiate dialogue among perspectives ranging from medical and legal practice, ethnographic inquiry, philosophical reflection, historical investigations, literary, cultural and media research to curriculum design and policy-making. Topics addressed within the journal include girls and schooling, girls and feminism, girls and sexuality, girlhood in the context of Boyhood Studies, girls and new media and popular culture, representation of girls in different media, histories of girlhood, girls and development.

Co-Editors: Claudia Mitchell, McGill University and Jacqueline Reid-Walsh, Penn State University
Managing Editor: Ann Smith
Book Review Editor: Marnina Gonick

Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal is a recipient of The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) Award for Best New Journal (2010).

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