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Your average nigga : performing race, literacy, and masculinity / Vershawn Ashanti Young.

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Subject: Young, Vershawn Ashanti.
African American men > Social conditions.
African Americans > Race identity.
Race awareness > United States.
Racism > United States.
African American men > Biography.
African American men > Psychology.
Masculinity > United States.
African American men > Language.
Literacy > Social aspects > United States.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780814335765
  • ISBN: 0814335764
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 170 pages).
  • Publisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, ©2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-160) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction : the burden of racial performance -- pt. 1. Home. Going home -- So black I'm blue -- Nigga-gender -- Interlude : hooked on ebonics -- pt. 2. School. Your average nigga -- Casualties of literacy -- To be a problem -- Postlude : the street.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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