All Our Kin: Strategies For Survival In A Black Community

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Basic Books, Aug 1, 2008 - Social Science - 416 pages
"This landmark study debunked the misconception that poor families were unstable and disorganized. Here is the chronicle of a young white woman's sojourn into The Flats, an African-American ghetto comm"
 

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This is a wonderful ethnography.. I read it over the winter vacation during my junior year and as a senior IB student hopefully completing my fieldwork paper in another hour its great to see that google books has a completed upload if it.... since i forgot the book at home... But for anyone looking to understand the role that society, mainly the government and those who really control the country's economy those people who really affect it.. its a great read ... can be applied to an idealist argument... Ex: Marx Weber and Bourgois's "Looking for Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio" I recommend it.. READ READ READ! 

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Contents

The Flats
1
Black Urban Poor
22
What Goes Round Comes Round
32
All Our Kin
45
Gimme a Little Sugar а
62
Those You Count On
90
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About the author (2008)

Carol B. Stack is professor of women's studies and education at the University of California at Berkeley. The author of All Our Kin and numerous articles on poverty and social policy, she is also past president of the Society for Urban Anthropology. She was awarded the Prize for Critical Research in 1995 from the Society for the Anthropology of North America. She has received Guggenheim, Rockefeller, and Russel Sage Fellowships. She returns often to a home in North Carolina.

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