The Question and Answer section for White Teeth is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Known to Alsana as Niece-of-shame, Neena is a cobbler and progressively-thinking lesbian. Though she is only two years younger than Alsana, the latter treats her disdainfully, as though she is a child. Neena has a girlfriend named Maxine.
Joshua has a long-standing crush on Irie, but she has no interest. Regardless, the two end up together by the end of the novel, and Joshua acts as father to her child.
Chapter please? We cannot answer as to where characters are if we do not know where you are in the novel?