ELIJAH ANDERSON STREETWISE PDF

by. Elijah Anderson. · Rating details · ratings · 10 reviews. In a powerful, revealing portrait of city life, Anderson explores the dilemma of both blacks and. The Village-Northton area of Eastern City comes dramatically to life in the pages of Elijah Anderson’s book Streetwise. While the sights, sounds, smells, and. STREETWISE: Race, Class, and Change in an Urban Community. By ELIJA Comity is a word not often encountered, but Elijah Anderson uses it a l.

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Some of this is streetise bit dated, but it’s still I finally finished this. In a powerful, revealing portrait of city life, Anderson explores the dilemma of both blacks and whites, the underclass and the middle class, caught up in the new struggle not only for common ground—prime real estate in a racially changing neighborhood—but for shared moral community.

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The Northton Community 3. Elijah Anderson holds the William K. All andsrson was a very lengthy introduction to give context andefson to why I’d picked up Streetwise in the first place and why I was excited to read it.

I’d first heard about Anderson’s Streetwise in a sociology class, when we were discussing how urban dwellers learn to navigate life in the city, learning the steps to perform what Jane Jacobs termed the “intricate steeetwise ballet”. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Lists with This Book. I learned plenty, it articulated things I knew anecdotally but didn’t understand systematically.

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About Contact News Giving to the Press. Want to Read saving…. Anderson also exposes the relationship between the blacks and the police as well as the different types street etiquette that exist within various neighborhoods.

Streetwise: Race, Class, and Change in an Urban Community, Anderson

The author was a Penn professor when he wrote the book, so as you can imagine snderson both downplayed and put a positive spin on the University’s central and controversial role in the inevitable gentrification. In the Shadow of the Ghetto 6. Some of this is a bit dated, but it’s still relevant to urban life today.

Nov 20, PJ rated it really liked it. Amy rated it liked it Jul 18, Jorji Abalde andeerson it it was amazing Jul 13, Northton is a ghetto while the Village is a more prosperous, racially mixed community. It shouldn’t have taken me this long, but sociological nonfiction studies are not my preferred genre.

Streetwise shows how de-industrialization, and the subsequent disappearance of a stable and functional labor market for unskilled poor workers, have eroded the social pillars of entire urban neighborhoods.

Return to Book Page. Anderson additionally examines the socioeconomic impact and hopelessness that exists in the ghetto, creating a ghetto culture of its own.

Sep 07, Rafael Suleiman rated it really liked it. Streetwise is, in sum, an indispensable book to help us understand the dtreetwise city. Blacks and whites from a variety of backgrounds speak candidly about their lives, their differences, and their battle for viable communities.

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Anderson additionally examines the socioeconomic impact and hopelessness that exists in t Anderson clearly exposes and reveals the race relations between blacks and whites as well as the wealthy, middle class, and poor communities as gentrification increases and expands in American urban areas. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. University of Chicago Press: A thorough exploration of a difficult subject, based on years of living in a transitional neighborhood, wonderful interviews and scholarly reflection.

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Blacks and whites from a variety of backgrounds speak candidly about their lives, their di In a powerful, revealing portrait of city life, Anderson explores the dilemma of both blacks and whites, the underclass and the middle class, caught up in the new struggle not only for common ground—prime real estate in a racially changing neighborhood—but for shared moral community.

Each chapter in the book seemed to stand on its own when tighter links could have been drawn between the chapters; after all, the issues they deal with – drugs, sex codes and family life, security concerns, etc – are interlinked.

Blacks and whites from a variety of backgrounds speak candidly about their lives, their differences, and their battle for viable communities. Streetwise is a wonderful, seminal work of urban ethnography that helped define the discipline and changed our understanding of poverty and racism in an American city.

I finally finished this.