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Against the Wall: Poor, Young, Black, and Male

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Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title Typically residing in areas of concentrated urban poverty, too many young black men are trapped in a horrific cycle that includes active discrimination, unemployment, violence, crime, prison, and early death. This toxic mixture has given rise to wider stereotypes that limit the social capital of all young black males. Edited and with an introductory chapter by sociologist Elijah Anderson, the essays in Against the Wall describe how the young black man has come to ...

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081222017X

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9780812220179

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Against the Wall: Poor, Young, Black, and Male
2009, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia

ISBN-13: 9780812220179

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Against the Wall: Poor, Young, Black, and Male
2008, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia

ISBN-13: 9780812240979

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