This is one of five figures and transcripts included in the paper "Joint Action on the Wild Side of Manhattan" by R. Rizzo-Tolk and H. Varenne (Anthropology and Education Quarterly 23: 221-249. 1992)

Figure 4.1 ||| Figure 4.2 ||| Figure 4.3 ||| Figure 4.4 ||| Transcript

End of ranking sequence



(notice the teacher standing with arms crossed at the back, attending to the students' discussion)


The girl who recorded the rankings attempts to return the card to the teacher.


About a minute later, the students are now in an informal, non-teacher sponsored conversation. The girl at the back tells a funny anecdote about going back to Shantytown; all laugh; she playfully covers the microphone with her hand.

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