Год издания: 2005
Количество страниц: 247
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Book Description"The best traditions of community and urban sociology come alive in this fantastic work of participant observation. Sherri Grasmuck shows us the people, narrates their lives, and links them to as sophisticated a take on race and class to be found in any contemporary urban ethnography. She is a beautiful writer with that rarest of gifts?a sober critical voice, an unrelenting systematicity, the wisdom of personal experience, and a sense of humor that comes together in a deep act of interpretation and explanation. Janet Goldwater?s fantastic photographs merge with the text to produce a documentary account of how we live today in multicultural America, one that takes its place among the finest firsthand studies."?Mitchell Duneier, Princeton University, author of Sidewalk and Slim?s Table "Based on skillful ethnographic research, and deploying a creative and evocative narrative voice, Protecting Home gives us fresh insights into the ways that youth...