Show simple item record Wohlwend, Karen E. 2012-06-05T15:31:33Z 2012-06-05T15:31:33Z 2012
dc.identifier.citation Wohlwend, K. E. (In press). The boys who would be princesses: Playing with identity intertexts in Disney Princess transmedia. Gender and Education. en
dc.identifier.isbn 10.1080/09540253.2012.674495
dc.identifier.uri en
dc.identifier.uri United States en
dc.description.abstract Using data from a 3-year ethnographic study in US early childhood classrooms, I examine two kindergarten boys’ classroom play with their favourite Disney Princess transmedia to see how they negotiated gender identity layers clustered in the franchise's commercially given storylines and consumer expectations. This analysis contributes necessarily syncretic methods of analysis that enable critical examination of the complexity in children's play interactions with popular media artefacts as collaborative and heteroglossic negotiations of gender. Mediated discourse analysis of action and multimodality in boys’ Snow White princess play makes visible how children pivoted and anchored their performances as they negotiated, played, and blurred boundaries among gender identity intertexts. en
dc.publisher Taylor and Francis en
dc.relation.isversionof This is a preprint of an article published in Gender and Education © 2012 Taylor & Francis. The published version of this article is available online at: en
dc.subject gender, children's popular media, transmedia, children's consumer culture, princess play, masculinities, identity, peer culture en
dc.title The boys who would be princesses: Playing with identity intertexts in Disney Princess transmedia en
dc.type Article en
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