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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Everyday actions such as dog walking, greeting styles and attire have deep social and cultural meaning in such a context, and Anderson is masterful in extracting insights from these commonplace moments.

The author was a Penn professor when he wrote the book, so as you can imagine it elkjah downplayed and put a positive spin on the University’s central and controversial role in the inevitable gentrification.

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The issues that Streetwise delve into are interesting – I found the discussion on the impact of crack on the community, the addictiveness of crack and how rapidly it can wreak havoc on an individual and the community particularly vivid and affecting. Jan 20, Morgan rated it it was ok Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet. 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”.

Books by Elijah Anderson. It pretty much boils down to – don’t make superficial judgments, evaluate people on their individual merit – but explains why in detail.

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

All that was a very andefson introduction to give context as to why I’d picked up Streetwise in the first place and why I was andfrson to read it. Doesn’t appear sympathetic to fear of sexual assault and coping strategies to avoid it.

A first-rate piece of social science, and a very good read. Sep 07, Rafael Suleiman rated it really liked it. Ytje rated it it was amazing Oct 03, 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.

Nov 25, James rated it did not like it.

Jenny Justice rated it it was amazing Mar 24, Blacks and whites from a variety of backgrounds speak candidly about their lives, their differences, and their battle for viable communities. Oct 22, Keerthi rated it it was ok.

A first-rate piece of social science, and a very good read. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Dylan rated it really liked it Aug 10, Anderson andereon examines the socioeconomic impact and hopelessness that exists in t Anderson clearly exposes and reveals the race relations between streetiwse and whites as well as the wealthy, middle class, and poor communities as gentrification increases and expands in American urban areas. The Village Setting 2.

I found the notions of what Anderson termed “street etiquette” and “street wisdom” intriguing, where “street etiquette” refers to the set of informal rules that govern our behaviour in public – rules like not staring at strangers, subtly adjusting the trajectory of on 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”.

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Open Preview See a Problem? As a Philadelphia native and one-time resident of this neighborhood, I found the book factually interesting, but inaccurate or silent on a number of important factors that stared non-academics in the face everday.

Amber rated it really liked it Dec 18, Architecture for the Poor Hassan Fathy. Anderson additionally examines the socioeconomic impact and hopelessness that exists in the ghetto, creating a ghetto culture of its own.

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. The Northton Community 3. Anderson also exposes the relationship between the blacks and the police as well as the different types street etiquette that exist within various neighborhoods.

Jul 10, b bb bbbb bbbbbbbb rated it it was ok Shelves: Streetwise is, in sum, an indispensable book to help us understand the inner city. About Contact News Giving to the Press.

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Want to Read saving…. Karisa Blake rated it liked it Oct andeson, Some of this is a bit dated, but it’s still I finally finished this.

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Northton is a ghetto while the Village is a more prosperous, racially mixed community. Bernarda Lucija rated it really liked it Sep 16,