All Our Kin: Strategies For Survival In A Black Community

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Basic Books, 1 aug. 2008 - 416 pagini
"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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Cuprins

The Flats
2
The Research Scene
6
My Home Base
12
Black Urban Poor
23
An Anthropological Approach
28
Swapping What Goes Round Comes Round
33
The Obligation to Give
35
The Rhythm of Exchange
41
Domestic Networks Those You Count On
91
KinStructured Local Networks
94
Residence and Domestic Organization
95
Generosity and Poverty
106
Women and Men Im Not in Love with No Man Really
109
Mothers and Fathers
110
Fathers and Children
118
Men and Mothers
121

Social Networks
44
Personal Kindreds All Our Kin
46
Motherhood
47
Fatherhood
51
Friendship
58
ChildKeeping Gimme a Little Sugar
63
Statistical Patterns
69
Transaction in Parenthood
74
Conclusion
125
AFDC Case History Survey
134
Outline of Interview Topics
147
Notes
156
Literature Cited
161
Index
170
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Despre autor (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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