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Black youth matters : transitions from school to success / Cecile Wright, Penny Standen and Tina Patel.

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Author/Creator:
Wright, Cecile.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2010
Imprint:
New York : Routledge, 2010.
Format:
  • Book
  • xi, 163 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-156) and index.
Contents:
  • Series Editor Introduction Introduction 1. Theorising Youth Transitions: The Intersectionality of Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Social Class 2. Resistance, Resilience and Empowering Habitus: Connecting Identities, Ambitions and 'Success' 3. The role of Family and Kinship in Achieving 'Success' 4. Peers and Friendship Networks in 'Success' Making 5. Collective Resistance: Community Networks and Social Capital in Success Making 6. Youth, 'Race'/Ethnicity and Social Mobility in Contemporary Society 7. Understanding Black Youth, Success and Transitions in Society Today Notes References.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
Based on ethnographic research with young people permanently excluded from school, this title examines the resourcefulness of young black people in overcoming the process of school failure to forge more positive futures for themselves.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Contributor:
Standen, Penny.
Patel, Tina G.
Series:
Critical youth studies.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780415995122
0415995124
9780415995108
0415995108
9780203863053
0203863054

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