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ERIC Number: EJ953185
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
ISSN: ISSN-0951-8398
A Disrupting Darkness: Youth Resistance as Racial Wisdom
Paperson, La
International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), v24 n7 p805-815 2011
This article considers what resistance accomplishes for a peer group of young women of color attending an urban high school in 2001, and from a perspective 10 years later in 2011. Their resistance is deeply racial yet troubles categorical race, nurtures new solidarities through old ethnicities, and sustains a network with important material value for its members over the years. I call such resistance, rooted in a deep racial epistemology rather than the surface structure of race, a disrupting darkness. (Contains 3 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California