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"It's just easier not to go to school" : adolescent girls and disengagement in middle school / Lori Olafson.

Author/Creator:
Olafson, Lori, 1961-
Publication:
New York : Peter Lang, c2006.
Series:
Adolescent cultures, school & society ; v. 28.
Adolescent cultures, school & society
Format/Description:
Book
x, 163 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Teenage girls -- Education (Secondary) -- Social aspects -- United States.
Middle school students -- Social conditions -- United States.
Body image in adolescence -- Social aspects -- United States.
Body image in women -- Social aspects -- United States.
Feminism and education -- United States.
Contents:
Introduction
"A more complete telling"
Interpreting resistance
Reconstructing life stories
Theoretical framework : bodies, relationships of power, and regimes of truth
Regimes of the body
Schooling the body in physical education
"The impossible belly of impossibility."
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [155]-163) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the James Hosmer Penniman Book Fund.
Contributor:
James Hosmer Penniman Book Fund.
ISBN:
0820467626 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
55679674
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