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ERIC Number: EJ669298
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0159
Communication Codes among African American Children and Youth--The Fast Track from Special Education to Prison.
Sherwin, Gary H.; Schmidt, Stacy
Journal of Correctional Education, v54 n2 p45-52 Jun 2003
Participant observations of two youth organizations identified more than 400 communications in which aggression served prosocial functions. Misinterpretation of these cultural communication codes could lead to overidentification of African American males in special education and, ultimately, correctional facilities. (Contains 41 references.) (JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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