*Jeunesse* Special Issue on Consumption Out Now

The Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures is pleased to announce that the 2014 Summer Issue, a Special Issue on Consumption, of Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures is now available.

The following sections are open access:


Articles in this issue include:

  • “Meat, Masculinity, and Pathologized Adolescence in Michael Logan’s Apocalypse Cow and Scott Westerfeld’s Peeps” by Beppie Keane
  • “The Girls Who Do Not Eat: Food, Hunger, and Thinness in Meg Rosoff’s How I Live Now and Laurie Halse Anderson’s Wintergirls” by Hsin-Chun (Jamie) Tsai
  • “Gazing Forward, Not Looking Back: Comfort Food without Nostalgia in the Novels of Polly Horvath” by Kara K. Keeling and Scott Pollard
  • “Advertising the Self: The Culture of Personality in E. B. White’s Charlotte’s Web” by Gabrielle Ceraldi
  • “Remediating Tinker Bell: Exploring Childhood and Commodification through a Century-Long Transmedia Narrative” by Eric M. Meyers, Julia P. McKnight, and Lindsey M. Krabbenhoft
  • “The Netflix Effect: Teens, Binge Watching, and On-Demand Digital Media Trends” by Sidneyeve Matrix
  • “Masculinity, Makeovers, and the Ethics of Consumption in Japanese Films for Young People” by Christie Barber

Housed in the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures (CRYTC) and produced with funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures is an interdisciplinary, refereed academic journal whose mandate is to publish research on and to provide a forum for discussion about cultural productions for, by, and about young people.

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