ERIC Number: ED062478
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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America's Other Youth: Growing up Poor.
Gottlieb, David, Ed.; Heinsohn, Annie L., Ed.
Contents of part one, Puerto Rican Youth, of this book, includes: excerpts from "Two blocks apart: Jan Gonzales and Peter Quinn," C. Mayerson; excerpts from "Up from Puerto Rico," E. Padilla; excerpt from "Spanish Harlem," P. Sexton; and "Poverty on the lower east side . . .," P. Montgomery. Contents of part two, Migrant Workers Youth, includes: excerpts from "They harvest despair" D. Wright; and excerpts from "Peonage in Florida," R. Coles and H. Huge. Contents of part three, Mexican-American Youth," include: excerpts from "Mexican American Youth...," C. Heller; and excerpts from "Spanish-speaking children of the Southwest," H. Manual. Contents of part four, "American Indian Youth," include: excerpts from "Custer died for your sins," V. Deloria, Jr.; excerpts from "The New Indians," S. Steiner; and "Lo the Poor Indian," R. Nader. Contents of part five, Appalachian Youth, include: "The schools of Appalachia," P. Shrag; "Appalachia: Hunger in the hollows," R. Coles; and excerpts from "Yesterday's people," J. Weller. Contents of part six, Black Youth, include: excerpts from "Manchild in the promised land," C. Brown; excerpts from "The autobiography of Malcolm X;" excerpts from "Coming up Black: patterns of ghetto socialization," E. Schultz; and, excerpts from "Death at an early age," J. Kozol. (JM)
Descriptors: American Indians, Black Youth, Disadvantaged, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educationally Disadvantaged, Hunger, Mexican Americans, Migrant Youth, Minority Group Children, Poverty Areas, Puerto Ricans, Rural Youth, Urban Youth, Youth Problems
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey ($3.95)
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