The Resource Balancing acts : youth culture in the global city, Natasha Kumar Warikoo, (electronic resource)

Balancing acts : youth culture in the global city, Natasha Kumar Warikoo, (electronic resource)

Label
Balancing acts : youth culture in the global city
Title
Balancing acts
Title remainder
youth culture in the global city
Statement of responsibility
Natasha Kumar Warikoo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this timely examination of children of immigrants in New York and London, Natasha Kumar Warikoo asks, Is there a link between rap/hip-hop-influenced youth culture and motivation to succeed in school? Warikoo challenges teachers, administrators, and parents to look beneath the outward manifestations of youth culture -- the clothing, music, and tough talk -- to better understand the internal struggle faced by many minority students as they try to fit in with peers while working to lay the groundwork for successful lives. Using ethnographic, survey, and interview data in two racially diverse,
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Warikoo, Natasha Kumar
Dewey number
  • 305.235086/91209421
  • 305.23508691209421
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HQ796
LC item number
.W267 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Youth
  • Children of immigrants
  • High school students
  • Assimilation (Sociology)
  • Academic achievement
  • Group identity
Label
Balancing acts : youth culture in the global city, Natasha Kumar Warikoo, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Understanding cultural incorporation -- Music and style: Americanization or globalization? -- Racial authenticity, "acting black," and cultural consumption -- Two types of racial discrimination: adult exclusion and peer bullying -- Positive attitudes and (some) negative behaviors -- Balancing acts: peer status and academic orientations -- Ethnic and racial boundaries -- Explaining youth cultures, improving academic achievement
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (244 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520947795
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000355334
  • (EBL)646812
  • (OCoLC)707924295
  • (SSID)ssj0000467139
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11321851
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000467139
  • (PQKBWorkID)10465944
  • (PQKB)10703517
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000084808
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC646812
  • (OCoLC)781306493
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse31040
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000355334
Label
Balancing acts : youth culture in the global city, Natasha Kumar Warikoo, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Understanding cultural incorporation -- Music and style: Americanization or globalization? -- Racial authenticity, "acting black," and cultural consumption -- Two types of racial discrimination: adult exclusion and peer bullying -- Positive attitudes and (some) negative behaviors -- Balancing acts: peer status and academic orientations -- Ethnic and racial boundaries -- Explaining youth cultures, improving academic achievement
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (244 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520947795
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000355334
  • (EBL)646812
  • (OCoLC)707924295
  • (SSID)ssj0000467139
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11321851
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000467139
  • (PQKBWorkID)10465944
  • (PQKB)10703517
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000084808
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC646812
  • (OCoLC)781306493
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse31040
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000355334

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