9780520235427

Women Without Class: Girls, Race, and Identity

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  • ISBN13:

    9780520235427

  • ISBN10:

    0520235428

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/1/2002
  • Publisher: Univ of California Pr

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Summary

This is an incisive ethnography of white and Mexican-American teenage girls coming of age in a small town in California's Central Valley. Bettie insightfully examines how these women view themselves and issues of class, race, ethnicity, and peer relationships in their lives.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Portraying Waretown High
1(31)
Women without Class
32(25)
How Working-Class Chicas Get Working-Class Lives
57(38)
Hard-Living Habitus, Settled-Living Resentment
95(44)
Border Work between Classes
139(28)
Sameness, Difference, and Alliance
167(23)
Conclusion
190(17)
Notes 207(16)
References 223(20)
Index 243

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