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Between good and ghetto : African American girls and inner-city violence

Author: Nikki Jones
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2010.
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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jones, Nikki, 1975-
Between good and ghetto.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009000768
(OCoLC)302098904
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nikki Jones
ISBN: 9780813548258 081354825X 1280492414 9781280492419 9786613587640 6613587648
OCLC Number: 593317251
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 211 pages)
Contents: The social world of inner-city girls --
"It's not where you live, it's how you live" : when good girls fight --
"Ain't I a violent person?" : understanding girl fighters --
"Love make you fight crazy" : gendered violence and inner-city girls.
Series Title: Rutgers series in childhood studies.
Responsibility: Nikki Jones.

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Shows the social world of inner city African American girls and how they manage threats of personal violence. This title presents an account of how African American girls negotiate schools and  Read more...

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Adds invaluable information and analysis to the growing debate on the violence perpetrated by girls... the ethnographic method is exactly what is needed to further the question of whether today's Read more...

 
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