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ERIC Number: ED528712
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 206
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-230-62201-1ISBN-978-0-2306-2201-2
The Multiracial Urban High School: Fearing Peers and Trusting Friends. Palgrave Studies in Urban Education
Rosenbloom, Susan Rakosi
Palgrave Macmillan
From 1996-2000, thirty minority teenagers (African American, Chinese American, Puerto Rican American, and Dominican American) were interviewed every year for four years to investigate how their experiences in high school shaped their social relationships. Contents of this book include: (1) Rethinking High School as a Relational Journey; (2) Immigrant Dream and/or Educational Delusion?; (3) "It's a Bad School Because of the Kids"; (4) Longitudinal Case Studies of Friendship Patterns: Isidora, Reginald Mei Ling, and Lena; (5) Racial and Ethnic Discrimination among Peer Groups; (6) The Trappings of School Choice in a Neighborhood School; and (6) Conclusion: Politicizing Peer Relationships.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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