Nordic Girlhoods : New Perspectives and Outlooks Hardback
Edited by Bodil Formark, Heta Mulari, Myry Voipio
This edited collection is an interdisciplinary and dialogical endeavor focused on the field of Nordic Girlhood Studies.
It investigates young femininity as well as the key themes and concepts of Girlhood Studies, including girl power, feminisms, femininity, gender equality, postfeminism and sexualities in the specific cultural, historical and political context of the Nordic region.
The chapters of the book consist of thematic case studies, including memories of girl power in the Finnish context, gendered harassment experienced and explained by Finnish girls, troublesome girlhood within the Swedish context and girls' subjectification projects in Nordic welfare state.
Further, the case studies are accompanied by dialogical Outlook-essays, where researchers either outside Nordic region or from adjacent research fields reflect on Nordic Girlhood Studies through comparisons and reflections form their vantage point.
The book will be of scholarly interest to researchers and students working especially on the fields of Girlhood Studies, Youth Studies, Gender Studies, Sociology and Cultural Studies both within the Nordic region and outside.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 231 pages, 1 Illustrations, black and white; XVII, 231 p. 1 illus.
- Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
- Publication Date: 23/10/2017
- Category: Cultural studies
- ISBN: 9783319651170