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Pride in the Projects: Teens Building Identities in Urban Contexts (Qualitative Studies in Psychology)

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Pride in the Projects: Teens Building Identities in Urban Contexts (Qualitative Studies in Psychology)

Pride in the Projects: Teens Building Identities in Urban Contexts (Qualitative Studies in Psychology)
NYU Press | 2008-07-12 | ISBN: 0814719910 | 279 pages | PDF | 1.5 MB

Teens in Americas inner cities grow up and construct identities amidst a landscape of relationships and violence, support and discrimination, games and gangs. In such contexts, local environments such as after-school programs may help youth to mediate between social stereotypes and daily experience, or provide space for them to consider themselves as contributing members of a community.