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Between Good and Ghetto: African American Girls and Inner-City Violence

Between Good and Ghetto

African American Girls and Inner-City Violence

Rutgers University Press (2009)
US$31.95

With an outward gaze focused on a better future, Between Good and Ghetto reflects the social world...

Race in the Schoolyard: Negotiating the Color Line in Classrooms and Communities

Race in the Schoolyard

Negotiating the Color Line in Classrooms and Communities

Rutgers University Press (2003)
US$31.95

"Race in the Schoolyard is a wonderful book for social scientists studying race, education, and...

Pleasures and Perils: Girls' Sexuality in a Caribbean Consumer Culture

Pleasures and Perils

Girls' Sexuality in a Caribbean Consumer Culture

Rutgers University Press (2009)
US$25.95

Pleasures and Perils follows a group of young girls living on Nevis, an island society in the...

Girls in Trouble with the Law
Rutgers University Press (2006)
US$32.95

In Girls in Trouble with the Law , sociologist Laurie Schaffner takes us inside juvenile detention...

Risky Lessons: Sex Education and Social Inequality

Risky Lessons

Sex Education and Social Inequality

Rutgers University Press (2008)
US$32.95

Curricula in U.S. public schools are often the focus of heated debate, and few subjects spark more...

Translating Childhoods: Immigrant Youth, Language, and Culture

Translating Childhoods

Immigrant Youth, Language, and Culture

Rutgers University Press (2009)
US$31.95

Though the dynamics of immigrant family life has gained attention from scholars, little is known...

Learning the Hard Way: Masculinity, Place, and the Gender Gap in Education

Learning the Hard Way

Masculinity, Place, and the Gender Gap in Education

Rutgers University Press (2012)
US$32.95

An avalanche of recent newspapers, weekly newsmagazines, scholarly journals, and academic books has...

Inventing Modern Adolescence: The Children of Immigrants in Turn-of-the-Century America

Inventing Modern Adolescence

The Children of Immigrants in Turn-of-the-Century America

Rutgers University Press (2008)
US$32.95

The 1960s are commonly considered to be the beginning of a distinct "teenage culture" in America....

We Fight To Win: Inequality and the Politics of Youth Activism

We Fight To Win

Inequality and the Politics of Youth Activism

Rutgers University Press (2009)
US$31.95

In an adult-dominated society, teenagers are often shut out of participation in politics. We Fight...

Kids in the Middle: How Children of Immigrants Negotiate Community Interactions for Their Families

Kids in the Middle

How Children of Immigrants Negotiate Community Interactions for Their Families

Rutgers University Press (2014)
US$32.95

Complicating the common view that immigrant incorporation is a top-down process, determined largely...