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Harlem on Our Minds : Place, Race, and the Literacies of Urban Youth (Paperback)

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Ginwright examines the role of community based organizations (CBOs) in the lives and development of black urban youth. The author argues that these organizations have the potential to provide a powerful influence in "how young people choose to participate in schooling and civic life." Ginwright bases his observations on a five-year study of a CBO he created in Oakland, California. The book shows readers that the lives of poor, black, urban youth are not quite as determined by locale and income as more deterministic readings have argued, and that there is real hope for positive change in these urban communities.

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Publisher Teachers College Pr
Mfg Part# 9780807750230
SKU 211430833
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0807750239
Release Date 8/5/2009
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0207
Publisher Teachers College Press
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