Tally's Corner: A Study of Negro Streetcorner Men, Volume 10

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Little, Brown, 1967 - African American men - 260 pages
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!

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Read this in a first-year university social science course. It certainly expanded my knowledge of the black community as it was during the 1960's. It was interesting to get to know the men and their ... Read full review

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I read this over 20 years ago for a college course, and I picked it up to see how it holds up. And it does! I think because I've changed so much, this almost read like an entirely different book! It ... Read full review

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