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Layne Amerikaner

Layne Amerikaner is a communications specialist at People For the American Way in Washington, DC.

Listed in: Appalachia · Americas · Anthropology · United States · Women’s Studies · North America

Finalist for the 2015 Weatherford Award
Cover of 'Thinking Outside the Girl Box'

Thinking Outside the Girl Box
Teaming Up with Resilient Youth in Appalachia
By Linda Spatig and Layne Amerikaner

Written in an accessible, engaging style and drawing on collaborative ethnographic research that the girls themselves helped conduct, Thinking Outside the Girl Box tells the true story of an innovative program determined to challenge the small, disempowering “boxes” girls and women are so often expected to live in.

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