Tag Archives: Gender

Neutral Product?

The topic of gender stereotyping in the scrapbook industry came up again on this week’s Paperclipping Roundtable. It was mentioned on the show that this topic isn’t considered much in the industry (I may be misremembering…), so I decided to … Continue reading

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CHA and New Motherhood

One thing that I love about the scrapbook industry is that children are allowed. While I am critical of the child-centered,  mom-guilt narrative that is often used as a marketing strategy, at least the industry is supportive of families, too. … Continue reading

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The Rebranding of Creative Memories as Ahni & Zoe: Hello?! We All Have Cameras in Our Pockets

At first I was deeply skeptical of Creative Memories is rebranding as Ahni & Zoe. I was fearful that, they too, had jumped on the pocket scrapbooking bandwagon. I think it is too soon to tell if they have or … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound: Chapter 8: Social Class and Gender Inequality

In my last post, I did touch on Chapter 8, but one point from that chapter deserves its own post. To live off the grid typically requires “a partner’s income, or a piece of land, or some family money” (p. … Continue reading

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The “Who” and “What” of Scrapbooking

This entry is part 47 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 47 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation. Over the last few months, I’ve shared with you my findings from chapter five of my study. I’ve spent … Continue reading

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Invisible Motherhood

This entry is part 38 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 38 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsHere’s another post from my dissertation. I was pregnant for the first and only time while conducting my interviews for my dissertation. Scratch that. I was visibly pregnant … Continue reading

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Why do Moms Scrapbook?

This entry is part 36 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 36 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsHere’s another post from my dissertation. It should surprise no one that pregnant women and new moms (and not-so-new moms) take up scrapbooking in larger numbers than child-free … Continue reading

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