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Shapeshifters : Black girls and the choreography of citizenship

Author: Aimee Meredith Cox
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In this ethnography of the Fresh Start homeless shelter in Detroit, Aimee Meredith Cox shows how the shelter's residents-young black women whose average age is twenty-critique their social  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aimee Meredith Cox
ISBN: 9780822359432 082235943X 9780822359319 0822359316
OCLC Number: 957145232
Description: 1 vol. (xvi-280 p.) : couv. ill. en coul. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface vii Acknowledgments xi Part I. Terrain Introduction 3 1. "We Came Here to Be Different": The Brown Family and Remapping Detroit 38 Part II. Scripts 2. Renovations 81 3. Narratives of Protest and Play 122 Part III. Bodies 4. Sex, Gender, and Scripted Bodies 155 5. The Move Experiment 185 Epilogue 237 Notes 243 References 263 Index 273
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"In this powerful book, Aimee Meredith Cox boldly re-conceptualizes the very meaning of 'public anthropology' in the twenty-first century. With vibrant, nuanced, and crackling ethnographic material, Read more...

 
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