Girlhood, Beauty Pageants, and Power: Trailer Park Royalty (Counterpoints #522) (Paperback)

Girlhood, Beauty Pageants, and Power: Trailer Park Royalty (Counterpoints #522) By Shirley R. Steinberg (Other), Elisabeth B. Thompson-Hardy Cover Image
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This is book number 522 in the Counterpoints series.


Child beauty pageants are a phenomenon in rural communities throughout the American South. Girlhood, Beauty Pageants and Power: Trailer Park Royalty explores the participants who compete in these pageants and shows that most are from the lower socio-economic bracket.

About the Author

ELISABETH B. THOMPSON-HARDY received her Ed.D. in curriculum studies from Georgia Southern University in 2007. She has published with William Reynolds in Critical Studies of Southern Place: A Reader (Peter Lang, 2014) and has authored and co-authored articles on educational issues and cultural studies. Currently, she teaches English at North Augusta High School in South Carolina.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781433113475
ISBN-10: 1433113473
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publi
Publication Date: June 29th, 2018
Pages: 178
Language: English
Series: Counterpoints