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Gender/sexuality/Italy 4 (2017) – Table of Contents

Table of Contents – Gender/sexuality/Italy, 4 (2017)

Nicoletta Marini-Maio, Journal Editor
Paola Bonifazio and Nicoletta Marini-Maio, Themed Section and Invited Perspectives Editors
Ellen Nerenberg, Open Contributions and Continuing Discussions Editor
Clarissa Clò and Laura Di Bianco, Reviews Editors
Erica Moretti, Managing Editor
Amanda Bush, Thera Dal Prà Iversen, Delphine Dall’Agata, Brian DeGrazia, Victor Xavier Zarour Zarzar

Themed Section: Girl Cultures in Italy from Early Modern to Late Capitalism.

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Girl Cultures in Italy from Early Modern to Late Capitalism. Journal Editorial

by Paola Bonifazio, Nicoletta Marini-Maio, and Ellen Nerenberg

The editorial includes the Editors’ introductions to their respective areas: Paola Bonifazio and Nicoletta Marini-Maio discuss the Themed Section and the Invited Perspectives; Ellen Nerenberg presents the Open Contributions and the new section, Continuing Discussions, which hosts informed voices on themes developed in previous issues of g/s/i.

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6. ‘Come fossi una bambola?’ Girlhood Studies and Memory in Italy

by Danielle Hipkins

This brief, reflective piece considers the function and nature of the memory of girlhood culture, and how that signifies in relation to narratives of the self, in the context of broader discursive constructions of girlhood.

Cover picture:  Barbie – The Icon Exhibition at Complesso del Vittoriano, May 2016. Courtesy of Danielle Hipkins.

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7. Girls and the Media: Girlhood Studies Agenda and Prospects in Italy

by Romana Andò

Within the Italian context, girlhood studies can hardly be considered a specific field: adolescence and gender construction in Italy have historically been investigated by sociology and psychology, although, in recent years, media studies have also focused on youth media consumption as a cultural process in the broader sense, investigating the relevance of the media in the identity-building process. Actually, the lack of a definition of girlhood studies as such did not prevent Italian research from providing theoretical contributions and significant research on girlhood,

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