Download e-book for iPad: Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City by Natasha Kumar Warikoo

By Natasha Kumar Warikoo

during this well timed exam of kids of immigrants in long island and London, Natasha Kumar Warikoo asks, Is there a hyperlink among rap/hip-hop-influenced formative years tradition and motivation to achieve institution? Warikoo demanding situations lecturers, directors, and oldsters to appear underneath the outward manifestations of sweet sixteen tradition -- the garments, song, and difficult speak -- to raised comprehend the interior fight confronted via many minority scholars as they fight to slot in with friends whereas operating to put the foundation for profitable lives. utilizing ethnographic, survey, and interview info in racially diversified, low-achieving excessive faculties, Warikoo analyzes probably oppositional types, tastes in track, and college behaviors and unearths that the majority youngsters attempt to discover a stability among luck with friends and luck in school.

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