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Author Jones, Nikki, 1975-

Title Between good and ghetto : African American girls and inner-city violence / Nikki Jones.

Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.2308996 JONE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 211 pages ; 22 cm.
Series The Rutgers series in childhood studies.
Rutgers series in childhood studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The social world of inner-city girls -- 2. "It's not where you live, it's how you live" : when good girls fight -- 3. "Ain't I a violent person?" : understanding girl fighters -- 4. "Love make you fight crazy" : gendered violence and inner-city girls -- Conclusion. The other side of the crisis -- App. A reflection on field research and the politics of representation.
Subject Violence -- United States.
African American girls -- Social conditions.
Inner cities -- United States.
Children and violence -- United States.
Violence in children -- United States.
City children -- United States.
ISBN 9780813546148 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813546141 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813546155 (paperback: alk. paper)
081354615X (paperback: alk. paper)