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Running for their lives : girls, cultural identity, and stories of survival

Sherrie A Inness


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  • Title:
    Running for their lives : girls, cultural identity, and stories of survival
  • Author: Sherrie A Inness
  • Description: Introduction: Girl problems / Sherrie A. Inness -- Coming to America: not the movie by Eddie Murphy / Palesa and Manko Kendall with an introducction by K. Limakatso Kendall -- From foutou to French fries: life on the edge of African and American cultures / Bosson Caroline Kouassiaman and Susan Frazier-Kouassi -- "Mommy, I just want to fit in!": an African girl's story / Joy Ekema-Agbaw and Vivian Yenika-Agbaw -- Childhood misconceptions: reflections of a biracial American (colored) girl / Wendy M. Thompson and Lisa B. Thompson -- Mah-Rukh Ali: profile of a Norwegian / Mah-Rukh Ali and Elisabeth Sandberg -- Fighting shame: a Somali single teen mother in Canada / Ayanna Anamoor and Merlinda Weinberg -- A tightrope made of sari silk: the delicate, perilous world of girlhood in India ; Preeti, Priya, Pratibha, Kamal, Lalitha, and Ariana-Sophia Kartsonis -- Afia's story: a guide to survival / Afia Begum, Najma Habib, and Rebecca Sultana -- A tryst missed: girlhood in Pakistan / Mithi, Pomi, Nasima, and Tahera Aftab -- Horizontal rain: road from Sarajevo / Ajla Hodzic -- Charley Lauren's story: growing up in the shadow of mental illness / Charley Lauren Ortman and Patricia E. Ortman.
  • Publication Date: c2000
  • Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Format: xxi, 199 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0847698505 (cloth : alk. paper);ISBN 0847698513 (paper : alk. paepr)
  • Subjects: Girls -- Social conditions -- Case studies; Minority youth -- Social conditions -- Case studies; Racism -- Case studies; Marginality, Social -- Case studies
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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