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Description - Constructing Social Reality by Loretta Brunious

This book examines how black children, who grow up in an impoverished environment construct their social reality, and why this process is a particularly critical factor in their perception and creation of self. It argues that black disadvantaged children develop a lifestyle and adopt values based on an identity grounded in racism, inequality, violence and poverty. Constructing Social Reality: Self Portraits of Poor Black Adolescents makes a valuable contribution to the scholarship by investigating the phenomena of poverty from cognitive, linguistic, and experiential perspectives in the lives of disadvantaged black adolescents.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415932592
ISBN-10: 0415932599
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 246
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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