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Author Warikoo, Natasha Kumar, 1973-

Title Balancing acts [electronic resource] : youth culture in the global city / Natasha Kumar Warikoo.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 224 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Youth -- Social life and customs -- Cross-cultural studies.
Children of immigrants -- Cross-cultural studies.
High school students -- Social life and customs -- Cross-cultural studies.
Assimilation (Sociology)
Academic achievement -- Cross-cultural studies.
Group identity -- Cross-cultural studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780520262102 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520262119 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520947795 (electronic bk.)

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