Balancing acts : youth culture in the global city (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Balancing acts : youth culture in the global city Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Balancing acts : youth culture in the global city

Author: Natasha Kumar Warikoo
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book.; Online access with JISC subscription agreement: ACLS Humanities E-Books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Summary:

An examination of children of immigrants in New York and London. Using ethnographic, survey, and interview data in two racially diverse, low-achieving high schools, it analyzes seemingly oppositional  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2010013984.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Natasha Kumar Warikoo
ISBN: 9780520262102 0520262107 9780520262119 0520262115
OCLC Number: 607655705
Description: xviii, 224 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Understanding cultural incorporation --
Music and style: Americanization or globalization? --
Racial authenticity, "acting black," and cultural consumption --
Two types of racial discrimination: adult exclusion and peer bullying --
Positive attitudes and (some) negative behaviors --
Balancing acts: peer status and academic orientations --
Ethnic and racial boundaries --
Explaining youth cultures, improving academic achievement.
Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book.; Online access with JISC subscription agreement: ACLS Humanities E-Books.
Responsibility: Natasha Kumar Warikoo.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"[A book that] pushes boundaries in ethnography on urban youths by examining culture beyond 'values' and 'codes'." -- Victor Rios American Journal Of Sociology "This emphasis on active research Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.