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Author Olafson, Lori, 1961-
Title "It's just easier not to go to school" : adolescent girls and disengagement in middle school / Lori Olafson.
Publication Info New York : Peter Lang, c2006.



Descript x, 163 p. ; 23 cm.
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."
ISBN 0820467626 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Author Olafson, Lori, 1961-
Series Adolescent cultures, school, and society, v. 28
Adolescent cultures, school & society ; v. 28.
Subject 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.
Descript x, 163 p. ; 23 cm.
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."
ISBN 0820467626 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Author Olafson, Lori, 1961-
Series Adolescent cultures, school, and society, v. 28
Adolescent cultures, school & society ; v. 28.
Subject 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.

Subject 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.
Descript x, 163 p. ; 23 cm.
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."
ISBN 0820467626 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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