Recognizing Dignity: Young Black Men Growing Up in an Era of Surveillance

Oeur, Freeden
2016

An enduring finding is that marginalized young men of color aggressively seek “respect,” or masculine status. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork at an all-boys public high school, the author found that respect—a desire to “be known”—offers an incomplete explanation for how young black men claim recognition in an era of surveillance. These findings reveal an alternative and more complex portrait of ... read more

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Subjects
African American men--Social conditions--21st century.
Dignity.
Single-sex schools.
Tufts University. Department of Sociology.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/008825
Original publication
Oeur, Freeden. 2016. Recognizing Dignity: Young Black Men Growing Up in an Era of Surveillance. Socius 2:1-15. DOI: 10.1177/2378023116633712
ID: tufts:sd.0000365
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