Place on the Corner by Elijah Anderson
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Place on the Corner
By Elijah Anderson

A Place on the Corner

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Place on the Corner by Elijah Anderson

Book Description

This paperback edition of "A Place on the Corner" marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of Elijah Anderson's sociological classic, a study of street corner life at a local barroom/liquor store located in the ghetto on Chicago's South Side. Anderson returned night after night, month after month, to gain a deeper understanding of the people he met, vividly depicting how they created and recreated their local stratification system. In addition, Anderson introduces key sociological concepts, including "the extended primary group" and "being down." The new preface and appendix in this edition expand on Anderson's original work, telling the intriguing story of how he went about his field work among the men who frequented Jelly's corner."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226019598
ISBN-10: 0226019594
Format: Paperback
(217mm x 142mm x 13mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 4-May-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Unsparing and important... An informative, clearheaded and sobering book.-Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post (1999 Critic's Choice)

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Author Biography - Elijah Anderson

Elijah Anderson is the Charles and William L. Day Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences, professor of sociology, and director of the Philadelphia ethnography project at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of "Code of the Street and Streetwise: Race, Class," and "Change in an Urban Community," the latter published by the University of Chicago Press.

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