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ERIC Number: ED426176
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 310
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8147-9339-8
Everyday Courage: The Lives and Stories of Urban Teenagers. Qualitative Studies in Psychology.
Way, Niobe
Case studies of two urban adolescents interviewed over 3 years of high school show the complexities of life in the city for minority students and demonstrate the importance of supportive relationships in their lives. The chapters are: (1) "Interpreting Narratives"; (2) "A Study of Urban Youth"; (3) "Malcolm's Story"; (4) "Voice and Silence"; (5) "Desire and Betrayal in Friendships"; (6) "'I Never Put Anyone in Front of My Mother'"; (7) "Maintaining a 'Positive Attitude'/Fearing Death"; (8) "'Slacking Up' in School"; (9) "Racism, Sexism, and Difference"; and (10) "Eva's Story." Appendixes contain the interview protocol and a matrix of peer relationships. (Contains 192 references.) (SLD)
New York University Press, 70 Washington Square, New York, NY 10012; Tel: 800-996-6987 (Toll-Free); Web site: (paperback: ISBN-0-8147-9339-8; clothbound: ISBN-0-8147-9320-7).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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