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Between Good and Ghetto : African American Girls and Inner-City Violence.

Author: Nikki Jones
Publisher: Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, 2009.
Series: Rutgers series in childhood studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between Good and Ghetto reflects the social world of inner city African American girls and how they manage threats of personal violence. Drawing on personal encounters, traditions of urban ethnography, Black feminist thought, gender studies, and feminist criminology, Nikki Jones provides a richly descriptive and compassionate account, revealing multiple strategies used to navigate interpersonal and gender-specific  Read more...
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Jones, Nikki.
Between Good and Ghetto : African American Girls and Inner-City Violence.
Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nikki Jones
ISBN: 9780813548258 081354825X
OCLC Number: 1055416278
Description: 1 online resource (231 pages).
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Social World of Inner-City Girls; Chapter 2: "It's Not Where You Live, It's How You Live": When Good Girls Fight; Chapter 3: "Ain't I a Violent Person?": Understanding Girl Fighters; Chapter 4: "Love Make You Fight Crazy": Gendered Violence and Inner-City Girls; Conclusion: The Other Side of the Crisis; Appendix: A Reflection on Field Research and the Politics of Representation; Notes; References; Index.
Series Title: Rutgers series in childhood studies.
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Between Good and Ghetto reflects the social world of inner city African American girls and how they manage threats of personal violence. Drawing on personal encounters, traditions of urban ethnography, Black feminist thought, gender studies, and feminist criminology, Nikki Jones provides a richly descriptive and compassionate account, revealing multiple strategies used to navigate interpersonal and gender-specific violence and how gendered dilemmas of their adolescence are reconciled.

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