In a pilot study applying Berger and Luckmann's social construction of reality framework, Brunious (Loyola U., Chicago) elicits perceptions about school, popular culture, and mass media from 20 Chicago inner- city black teens. Refuting the still prevalent myth that poor African- American youth suffeHer standardized test scores have been slightly below average throughout grades one through seven. Shasaqua repeated third grade because of her poor reading skills. Her seventh grade reading and math ITBS scores are 6.7anbsp;...
|Title||:||How Black Disadvantaged Adolescents Socially Construct Reality|
|Author||:||Loretta J. Brunious|
|Publisher||:||Taylor & Francis - 1998|