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Getting played : African American girls, urban inequality, and gendered violence

Author: Jody Miller; Ruth D Peterson
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2008.
Series: New perspectives in crime, deviance, and law series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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2010 Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award from the American Sociological Association; Race, Gender, and Class Section 2008 Finalist, The Society for the Study of Social Problems C. Wright Mills Award Much has been written about the challenges that face urban African American young men, but less is said about the harsh realities for African American young women in disadvantaged communities. Sexual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Miller, Jody, 1966-
Getting played.
New York : New York University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007037275
(OCoLC)173182471
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jody Miller; Ruth D Peterson
ISBN: 9780814795750 0814795757 9780814764435 0814764436
OCLC Number: 232957061
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 292 pages).
Contents: Perspectives on gender and urban violence --
Gender 'n the 'hood : neighborhood violence against women and girls --
Playin' too much : sexual harassment in school --
Respect yourself, protect yourself : sexual coercion and violence --
The playa' and the cool pose : gender and relationship violence --
Conclusions and recommendations.
Series Title: New perspectives in crime, deviance, and law series.
Responsibility: Jody Miller ; foreword by Ruth D. Peterson.

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Shows how African American young women are victimized and how they struggle to navigate a dangerous terrain  Read more...

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"In Getting Played, sociologist Jody Miller presents a compelling picture of this dire social problem and explains how inextricably and tragically, linked violence is to their daily lives in poor Read more...

 
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