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Place on the Corner

Place on the Corner
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  • ISBN-13: 9780226019543
  • ISBN: 0226019543
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press

AUTHOR

Anderson, Elijah

SUMMARY

"Anderson is the consummate participant-observer..."William Foote Whyte, author ofStreet Corner Society This paperback edition ofA Place on the Cornermarks 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.Anderson, Elijah is the author of 'Place on the Corner' with ISBN 9780226019543 and ISBN 0226019543.

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