Constructing Social Reality: Self Portraits of Poor Black Adolescents (Paperback)Loretta Brunious (author)
Paperback 230 Pages / Published: 07/03/2002
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This book examines how black children who grow up in an impoverished environment construct their social reality, and why this process is a particulary critical factor in their perception and creation of self. It argues that black disadvantaged children develop a lifestyle and adopt values based on an identity grounded in racism, inequality, violence and poverty. "Constructing Social Relaity: Self Portraits of poor Black Adolescents" makes a valuable contribution to the scholarship by investigating the phenomena of poverty from cognitive, linguistic, and experiential persepctives in the lives of disadvantaged black adolescents.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 230
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
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