Year: 2013 Source: Deviant Behavior.(2010).31(7):596-624. DOI: 10.1080/01639620903231522, SIEC No: 20130810

Drawing from the sociology of accounts and research on gender, language, and discourse, we analyze in-depth interviews with 39 urban African-American young men to compare how they construct and make sense of boys’ and girls’ violence in the context of conversations about the nature and meanings of violence.