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ERIC Number: EJ372837
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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The 1980s: De-Industrialization and Change in White Working Class Male and Female Youth Cultural Forms.
Weis, Lois
Metropolitan Education, n5 p82-117 Fall 1987
Interviews revealed the following attitudes of working class high school students: (1) boys resent institutional authority, view school in utilitarian terms, affirm patriarchy, and evidence racism; (2) girls emphasize the centrality of the private and marginalize the public, a wage labor identity, and independence, and downplay a home-family identity. (BJV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Note: Special issue on The Future of City Schools.