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Deconstructing Dolls: Girlhoods and the Meanings of Play (Paperback)

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By Miriam Forman-Brunell (Editor)
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In recent decades, emerging scholarship in the field of girlhood studies has led to a particular interest in dolls as sources of documentary evidence. Deconstructing Dolls pushes the boundaries of doll studies by expanding the definition of dolls, ages of doll players, sites of play, research methods, and application of theory. By utilizing a variety of new approaches, this collected volume seeks to understand the historical and contemporary significance of dolls and girlhood play, particularly as they relate to social meanings in the lives of girls and young women across race, age, time, and culture.

About the Author


Miriam Forman-Brunell is a professor of history and Women and Gender Studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781800731035
ISBN-10: 1800731035
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2021
Pages: 160
Language: English