By Jay MacLeod
This vintage textual content addresses probably the most very important matters in sleek social concept and coverage: how social inequality is reproduced from one new release to the subsequent. With the unique 1987 booklet of Ain’t No Makin’ It Jay MacLeod introduced us to the Clarendon Heights housing undertaking the place we met the “Brothers” and the “Hallway Hangers.” Their tale of poverty, race, and defeatism moved readers and challenged ethnic stereotypes. MacLeod’s go back 8 years later, and the ensuing 1995 revision, published little development within the lives of those males as they struggled within the exertions industry and crime-ridden underground economy.
The 3rd version of this vintage ethnography of social copy brings the tale of inequality and social mobility into today’s discussion. Now totally up-to-date with 13 new interviews from the unique Hallway Hangers and Brothers, in addition to new theoretical research and comparability to the unique conclusions, Ain’t No Makin’ It continues to be an well-known and precious text.
Part One: The Hallway Hangers and the Brothers as Teenagers
1. Social Immobility within the Land of Opportunity
2. Social replica in Theoretical Perspective
three. young ones in Clarendon Heights: The Hallway Hangers and the Brothers
four. The impact of the Family
five. the realm of labor: Aspirations of the Hangers and Brothers
6. institution: getting ready for the Competition
7. Leveled Aspirations: Social replica Takes Its Toll
eight. copy conception Reconsidered
Part : 8 Years Later: Low source of revenue, Low Outcome
nine. The Hallway Hangers: Dealing in Despair
10. The Brothers: desires Deferred
eleven. end: Outclassed and Outcast(e)
Part 3: Ain’t No Makin’ It?
12. The Hallway Hangers: scuffling with for a Foothold at Forty
thirteen. The Brothers: slightly Making It
14. Making experience of the tales, via Katherine McClelland and David Karen
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Additional info for Ain't No Makin' It: Aspirations and Attainment in a Low-Income Neighborhood, Third Edition
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38. 40. , p. 136. 41. , p. 135. 42. , p. 108. 43. , pp. 98–99. 44. Henry A. Giroux, “Theories of Reproduction and Resistance in the New Sociology of Education: A Critical Analysis,” Harvard Educational Review 53 (August 1983): 289. 45. , p. 290. 46. , p. 291. 47. Bourdieu and Passeron, Reproduction in Education, p. 156. qxd:Layout 1 6/12/08 3:19 PM Page 25 3 ——————————————————————— TEENAGERS IN CLARENDON HEIGHTS The Hallway Hangers and the Brothers On any given day, except during the coldest winter months, the evening hours in Clarendon Heights are filled with activity.
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