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ERIC Number: EJ880909
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0007-8204
Texting Identities: Lessons for Classrooms from Multiethnic Youth Space
Paris, Django
English Education, v42 n3 p278-292 Apr 2010
Paris examines texts worn on objects (like clothing or backpacks), delivered over electronic media, and rapped by youth emcees at a multiethnic high school. He argues that these are identity texts, used by young people to express ethnic and linguistic differences. (Contains 2 figures and 7 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A