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Name: Loretta J. BruniousPen Name: None Genre: Audience: Adult; Born: N/A
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- Constructing Social Reality, Self Portraits of Poor Black Adolescents, Routledge, 2001
- How Black Disadvantaged Adolescents Socially Construct Reality, Listen Do You Hear What I Hear, Garland Publishing, 1998
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How Black Disadvantaged Adolescents Socially Construct Reality: Listen, Do You Hear What I Hear? (Children of Poverty)
ISBN: 0815332351 Routledge. 1999 This very important book: How Black Disadvantage Adolescents Socially Construct Reality: Listen. Do you hear what I hear by Loretta J Burunious. This book examines the way in which black, disadvantage children socially construct their reality and why this process plays a critical role in their creation and perception of self. Black adolescents develop a lifestyle and adopt values based on an identity grounded in racism, inequality and oppression.
Constructing Social Reality: Self Portraits of Poor Black Adolescents (Children of Poverty)
ISBN: 0415932599 Routledge. 2002 This book examines how black children who grow up in an impoverished environment construct their social reality, and why this process is a particulary critical factor in their perception and creation of self. It argues that black disadvantaged children develop a lifestyle and adopt values based on an identity grounded in racism, inequality, violence and poverty. "Constructing Social Relaity: Self Portraits of poor Black Adolescents" makes a valuable contribution to the scholarship by investigating the phenomena of poverty from cognitive, linguistic, and experiential persepctives in the lives of disadvantaged black adolescents.