TITLE

"Are You as Hard as 50 Cent?"

AUTHOR(S)
JAGGERS, DAMETRAUS; IVERSON, SUSAN V.
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Journal of College & University Student Housing;2012, Vol. 38/39 Issue 2/1, p186
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
IN A QUALITATIVE STUDY of Black undergraduate men at a predominantly White university in the Midwest, participants shared their experiences in residence halls, including roommate conflicts, interracial tensions, and disagreements with residence hall staff. This article focuses on Black male undergraduates' negotiation of racialized conceptions of masculinity within residence halls and their resistant responses to subordination and racial stereotyping by their White counterparts. Following a presentation and discussion of findings, implications for residence hall professionals and resident assistants are offered.
ACCESSION #
88056462

 

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