Identity Narratives: Stories from the Lives of Urban Adolescent Females

  title={Identity Narratives: Stories from the Lives of Urban Adolescent Females},
  author={Katherine G. Schultz},
  journal={The Urban Review},
In this article, I present narratives told to me by female students of color who attended high school in an urban setting. Collected as part of an interpretive study in which I interviewed students during their senior year of high school and the first two years after graduation, these narratives focus on two themes: identity as oppositional and as contingent or shifting. I use these narratives to describe how youth simultaneously participated in and resisted school. I show that youth's shifting… Expand
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