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Unformatted text preview: r role behaviors by exploring forms of exclusion and ridicule that are clearly not oriented to an ethic of care in girls’ peer groups. Methodology a. Research site: Hanley School, which is a private, progressive school in Southern California b. Par=cipants: the focus of this study is a core group of girls of various ethnici=es (10‐12 years old) who regularly ate lunch and played together at the school. c. Ethnographic fieldwork and conversa=on analysis (CA) were used to document and analyze the children’s prac=ce of aggressive behavior. The Processes of Exclusion Observed in this Group of Girls.  Acts of aggression among girls are built through verbal means that are both direct as well as indirect. (i) Janis at student council (response portrays them as “wild”) (ii) Making Emi jealous (iii) Angela the tagalong ‐making her say she’s a tagalong ‐she gives ritual insults, other girls respond with serious ones Do Men Gossip?: An Analysis of Football Talk on Television. Johnson & Finlay (1997). <Main Arguments> 1. Moving away from the tradi=onal assump=on that gossip is a way of talking specific to women, this ar=cle argues that men, also, par+cipate in gossip , with reference to one episode of Saint and Greavsie. (Cf. Saint and Greavsie: a UK TV sports program which featured the football pundits Ian St John and Jimmy Greaves and provided the usual weekly diet of football talk for fans of the game throughout the football season.) 2. The social func=on of women’s gossip as the maintenance of ‘the unity, morals and values of women as a social group’ (Johnes, 1980, p.193) can be appl...
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