Between good and ghetto : African American girls and inner city violence. (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Between good and ghetto : African American girls and inner city violence.

Author: Nikki Jones
Publisher: New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book 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, the author gives a descriptive and compassionate account of how African American girls negotiate schools and neighborhoods governed by the so-called "code of the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nikki Jones
ISBN: 9780813546155 081354615X
OCLC Number: 833290147
Notes: Bibl. : index.
Description: XIII, 211 p. ; . cm.

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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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