“We Don’t Want No Haole Buttholes in Our Stories”: Local Girls Reading the Baby-Sitters Club Books in Hawai‘i

@article{Grace2001WeDW,
  title={“We Don’t Want No Haole Buttholes in Our Stories”: Local Girls Reading the Baby-Sitters Club Books in Hawai‘i},
  author={Donna J. Grace and Anna Lee Puanani Lum},
  journal={Curriculum Inquiry},
  year={2001},
  volume={31},
  pages={421 - 452}
}
Abstract This study investigates the place of popular cultural texts in the construction of the gendered and cultural subjectivities of seven eight-year-old girls growing up in Hawai‘i. Within the context of weekly literature circles held over a period of four months, Grace and Lum sought to understand how these young “local” girls engaged with a book series privileging white, middle-class, mainland values, and how they located themselves within dominant ideologies related to race, culture, and… Expand
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