Girl Culture  An Encyclopedia  2 Volumes
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Girl Culture An Encyclopedia 2 Volumes


  • Author : Claudia Mitchell
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2007-12-30
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780313084447


Girl Culture An Encyclopedia 2 Volumes Book Description :

Girl Culture: An Encyclopedia investigates the increasingly complex relationships, struggles, obsessions, and idols of American tween and teen girls who are growing up faster today than ever before. Comprehensive in its coverage of the twenty and twenty-first century trendsetters, fashion, literature, film, in-group rituals and hot-button issues that shape-and are shaped by-girl culture, this two-volume resource offers a wealth of information to help students, educators, and interested readers better understand the ongoing interplay between girls and mainstream culture....

Boy Culture  An Encyclopedia  2 volumes

Boy Culture An Encyclopedia 2 volumes


  • Author : Shirley R. Steinberg
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010-06-17
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780313350818


Boy Culture An Encyclopedia 2 volumes Book Description :

In this two-volume set, a series of expert contributors look at what it means to be a boy growing up in North America, with entries covering everything from toys and games, friends and family, and psychological and social development. • 166 entries on specific aspects of boyhood life in North America today, ranging from boy-centered toys, games, and media to issues of masculinity and confusing notions of manhood • Expert contributors from a variety of academic and professional disciplines, providing insight into a range of issues related to the lives of North American boys • Bibliographic listings of works cited and further reading in print and online • A comprehensive index...

Girl Culture  An Encyclopedia  2 volumes

Girl Culture An Encyclopedia 2 volumes


  • Author : Claudia Mitchell
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 2007-12-30
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780313084447


Girl Culture An Encyclopedia 2 volumes Book Description :

Never before has so much popular culture been produced about what it means to be a girl in today's society. From the first appearance of Nancy Drew in 1930, to Seventeen magazine in 1944 to the emergence of Bratz dolls in 2001, girl culture has been increasingly linked to popular culture and an escalating of commodities directed towards girls of all ages. Editors Claudia A. Mitchell and Jacqueline Reid-Walsh investigate the increasingly complex relationships, struggles, obsessions, and idols of American tween and teen girls who are growing up faster today than ever before. From pre-school to high school and beyond, Girl Culture tackles numerous hot-button issues, including the recent barrage of advertising geared toward very young girls emphasizing s...

Broadway  An Encyclopedia of Theater and American Culture  2 volumes

Broadway An Encyclopedia of Theater and American Culture 2 volumes


  • Author : Thomas A. Greenfield
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 2009-12-23
  • Genre: Performing Arts
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780313342653


Broadway An Encyclopedia of Theater and American Culture 2 volumes Book Description :

This is the most comprehensive and insightful reference available on Broadway theater as an American cultural phenomenon and an illuminator of American life. • Comprises nearly 200 entries of landmark productions, important theater artists, and topics that highlight Broadway's powerful impact on American culture • Brings together the work of 65 contributors, including leading academic writers and researchers in theater and popular culture as well as working theater professionals • Presents a timeline of major events, including openings of selected landmark productions and birthdates of selected critical figures • Showcases 80-90 photographs of key figures and scenes from landmark productions • Provides a survey of both print and online reso...

Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels  2 volumes

Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels 2 volumes


  • Author : M. Keith Booker
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010-05-11
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780313357473


Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels 2 volumes Book Description :

The most comprehensive reference ever compiled about the rich and enduring genre of comic books and graphic novels, from their emergence in the 1930s to their late-century breakout into the mainstream. • Includes over 330 entries on comic books and their creators • Presents the work of 80 contributors—accomplished academics and librarians who are also fans of comic books and graphic novels • Offers selected bibliographic listings with the entries • Provides a comprehensive index of artists, writers, works, characters, genres, and themes...

Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions  Faith and Culture across History  2 volumes
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Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions Faith and Culture across History 2 volumes


  • Author : Susan de-Gaia
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2018-11-30
  • Genre: Religion
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781440848506


Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions Faith and Culture across History 2 volumes Book Description :

This reference offers reliable knowledge about women's diverse faith practices throughout history and prehistory, and across cultures. • Offers nearly 300 reference articles by international scholars of religion, women, and history • Provides an overview of the religious experiences of women across time, faiths, and cultures • Devotes sections to particular religious traditions to provide information about the role of women and the feminine devine within those faiths • Presents reference information about the experiences of women within religions • Directs the user to additional resources via suggestions for further reading and an end-of-work bibliography...

Encyclopedia of the Sixties  A Decade of Culture and Counterculture  2 volumes

Encyclopedia of the Sixties A Decade of Culture and Counterculture 2 volumes


  • Author : Abbe A. Debolt
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2011-12-12
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781440801020


Encyclopedia of the Sixties A Decade of Culture and Counterculture 2 volumes Book Description :

Comedian Robin Williams said that if you remember the '60s, you weren't there. This encyclopedia documents the people, places, movements, and culture of that memorable decade for those who lived it and those who came after. • Nearly 500 A–Z entries on the political, religious, artistic, and popular topics of the decade • A chronology of significant political and social events • 50 photographs and illustrations • Dozens of expert contributors from a variety of fields and academic disciplines • An extensive annotated bibliography...

Contemporary Youth Culture

Contemporary Youth Culture


  • Author : Shirley R. Steinberg
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Popular culture
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  • ISBN 10 : 0313337292


Contemporary Youth Culture Book Description :

An international and inter-disciplinary roster of experts shed light by exploring such topics as hip hop culture; punk culture; social justice movements; video games and others....

Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body  M Z

Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body M Z


  • Author : Victoria Pitts-Taylor
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Body image
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0313341478


Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body M Z Book Description :

Explores the human body alphabetically by part, detailing practices and beliefs from the past and present and from around the world....

Asian American History and Culture  An Encyclopedia
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Asian American History and Culture An Encyclopedia


  • Author : Huping Ling
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-03-17
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317476443


Asian American History and Culture An Encyclopedia Book Description :

With overview essays and more than 400 A-Z entries, this exhaustive encyclopedia documents the history of Asians in America from earliest contact to the present day. Organized topically by group, with an in-depth overview essay on each group, the encyclopedia examines the myriad ethnic groups and histories that make up the Asian American population in the United States. "Asian American History and Culture" covers the political, social, and cultural history of immigrants from East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Pacific Islands, and their descendants, as well as the social and cultural issues faced by Asian American communities, families, and individuals in contemporary society. In addition to entries on various groups and cultures, the encyclop...