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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Anderson additionally examines the socioeconomic impact and hopelessness that exists in qnderson 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.
Case study of the slow gentrification of a Philadelphia neighbordhood adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania.
Streetwise: Race, Class, and Change in an Urban Community
Betty rated it it was amazing Feb 04, Cody Kral rated it it was amazing Apr 11, A first-rate piece of social science, and a very good read. Anderson also exposes the relationship between the blacks and the police as well as the different types street etiquette that exist within various neighborhoods. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Northton is a ghetto while the Village is a more prosperous, racially mixed community. The Village Setting 2.
A brilliant ethnographic study of inner-city America. Vivid, unflinching, finely observed, Streetwise is a powerful and intensely frightening picture of the inner city. Twitter Facebook Youtube Tumblr.
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Streetwise | Elijah Anderson
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.
Jan 20, Morgan rated it it was ok Shelves: Everyday actions such as dog walking, greeting styles and attire have deep social and cultural meaning in stredtwise a context, and Anderson is masterful in extracting insights from these commonplace moments. Jul 10, b bb bbbb bbbbbbbb rated it it was ok Shelves: Amber rated it really liked it Dec 18, Feb 05, Raf rated it really liked it.
Yea rated it really liked it Apr 16, The Police and the Black Male 8. Monica Oliva rated it really liked it Jan 09, Paperbackpages. Sociology book about andersno and racism in a Philadelphia neighborhood.
A thorough exploration eliah a difficult subject, based on years of living in a transitional neighborhood, wonderful interviews and scholarly reflection.
Mary Ann rated it liked it Oct 12, Streetwise is, in sum, an indispensable streetwse to help us understand the inner city. Tanya rated it it was amazing Jan 03, Some of this is a bit dated, but it’s still relevant to urban life today. Architecture for the Poor Hassan Fathy. His most prominent works include The Cosmopolitan Canopy and the award-winning books Code andersob the Street and Streetwise.
In the Shadow of the Ghetto 6. For more information, or to order this book, please visit https: I finally finished this. Want to Read saving…. It shouldn’t have taken me this long, but sociological nonfiction studies are not my preferred genre.
Still, Anderson’s writing is extremely accessible and he paints a vivid portrait of life in Northton. The Northton Community 3. Karisa Blake rated it liked it Oct 24, The author was a Penn professor when he wrote the book, so as you can imagine it both downplayed and put a positive spin on the University’s central and controversial role Case study of the slow gentrification of a Philadelphia neighbordhood adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania.
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 sidewalk ballet”. Moral Politics George Lakoff.