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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:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores how inner-city African-American girls are influenced by violence on the streets and in school and how they learn to cope with that violence.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nikki Jones
ISBN: 9780813546148 0813546141 9780813546155 081354615X
OCLC Number: 302098904
Description: xiii, 211 p. ; 22 cm.
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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