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Maiden USA

Girl Icons Come of Age

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Kathleen M. Sweeney

Maiden USA: Girl Icons Come of Age explores images of powerful, contradictory pop culture icons of the past decade, which run the gamut from Mean Girls and their Endangered Victims to Superheroines and Ingenue Goddesses. Are girls of the Title IX generation in need of Internet protection, or are they Supergirls evolving beyond gender stereotypes to rescue us all? Maiden USA provides an overview of girl trends since the ‘90s including the emergence of girls’ digital media-making and self-representation venues on MySpace, Facebook and YouTube as the newest wave of Girl Power.

BIC Classifications

  • The arts (A)
    • Film, TV & radio (AP)
      • Films, cinema (APF)
        • Film: styles & genres (APFN)
  • Reference, information & interdisciplinary subjects (G)
    • Interdisciplinary studies (GT)
      • Communication studies (GTC)
  • Society & social sciences (J)
    • Society & culture: general (JF)
      • Social groups (JFS)
        • Gender studies, gender groups (JFSJ)
          • Gender studies: women (JFSJ1)

BISAC Classifications

  • Art (ART)
    • ART / Business Aspects (ART043000)
  • Education (EDU)
    • Teaching Methods & Materials (EDU029)
      • EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / General (EDU029000)
  • Performing Arts (PER)
    • Film & Video (PER004)
      • PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / General (PER004000)
    • PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / General (PER011000)
  • Social Science (SOC)
    • Anthropology (SOC002)
      • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General (SOC002000)
    • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies (SOC028000)

THEMA Classifications

  • The Arts (A)
    • Performing arts (AT)
      • Films, cinema (ATF)
        • Film: styles & genres (ATFN)
  • Reference, Information & Interdisciplinary subjects (G)
    • Interdisciplinary studies (GT)
      • Communication studies (GTC)
      • Regional studies (GTM)
  • Society & Social Sciences (J)
    • Society & culture: general (JB)
      • Cultural & media studies (JBC)
        • Media studies (JBCT)
      • Social groups (JBS)
        • Gender studies, gender groups (JBSF)
          • Gender studies: women & girls (JBSF1)
  • Computing & Information Technology (U)
    • Information technology: general issues (UB)
  • Interest qualifiers (5)
    • Intended for specific groups (5J)
      • Intended specifically for women and/or girls (5JA)