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The unchosen me : race, gender, and identity among black women in college / Rachelle Winkle-Wagner.

Author/Creator:
Winkle-Wagner, Rachelle.
Publication:
Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 227 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Blacks -- Education (Higher) -- United States.
Sex discrimination in higher education -- United States.
Women, Black -- Education (Higher) -- United States.
College students, Black -- United States -- Social conditions.
Group identity -- United States.
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Sociological aspects.
Contents:
The "problem" of race and gender
The unchosen me : the intersection of opportunity, privilege, and choice
Research across the color line : empowerment, mutual learning, and difficult decisions
Walking in enemy territory : being black on campus
Academic performances : between the spotlight and invisibility
"Too white" or "too ghetto"? : the racial tug-of-war for black women
Learning to be a "good woman" : interpreting womanhood through race
The unchosen me and the interactions that create race and gender
Appendix A. Participants in the study
Appendix B. Data analysis and validation
Appendix C. Examples of data analysis
Appendix D. Sister circle protocol examples.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780801893544 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801893542 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
317361841