9780742528963

Tally's Corner : A Study of Negro Streetcorner Men

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  • ISBN13:

    9780742528963

  • ISBN10:

    0742528960

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-07-01
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc

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Summary

The first edition of Tally's Corner, a sociological classic, was the first compelling response to the culture of poverty thesis--that the poor are different and, according to conservatives, morally inferior--and alternative explanations that many African Americans are caught in a tangle of pathology owing to the absence of black men in families. Elliot Liebow's new introduction to this long-awaited revised edition bring the book up to date. Visit our website for sample chapters!

Author Biography

Elliot Liebow (1925-1994) served as chief of the Center for the Study of Work and Mental Health of the National Institute of Mental Health

Table of Contents

Foreword to the 2003 Edition
Charles Lemert, Series Editor
vii
Foreword to the 1967 Edition
Hylan Lewis
xxvii
Introduction to the 2003 Edition
William Julius Wilson
xxxiii
Acknowledgments xli
1 Introduction 1(18)
2 Men and Jobs 19(28)
3 Fathers without Children 47(20)
4 Husbands and Wives 67(22)
5 Lovers and Exploiters 89(16)
6 Friends and Networks 105(30)
7 Conclusion 135(16)
Appendix: A Field Experience in Retrospect 151(16)
References 167(4)
Index 171(8)
About the Author 179

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