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Book Chapter
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Chevannes, Barry
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department od Psychology and Social Work
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The role of the street in the socialization of Caribbean males.
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Lewis, Linden
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The culture of gender and sexuality in the Caribbbean
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Gainseville
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University Press of Florida
Date of Publication
2003
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Abstract
Based on fieldwork carried out in urban Jamaica, this chapter describes the role of the wider society in the socialisation of boys. The 'street', a synecdoche for the community in which children are raised, is often at odds with the values of the home, insofar as boys are given free rein to develop their skills in risk-taking, innovation and peer-group bonding outside the supervising influence of parents.....
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