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The Culture of poverty; a critique. Edited by Eleanor Burke Leacock.

New York, Simon and Schuster [1971] .
ISBN 0671208454

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Other Authors Leacock, Eleanor Burke, 1922-1987,
Subjects Armoede.
Culturele aspecten.
Groupes sociaux.
Pauvres -- EĢtats-Unis.
Poor -- United States.
Social groups.
United States.
Description 382 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Papers from a symposium of the American Anthropological Association examining life styles, education, language and other characteristics of the underpriviliged.
Contents part 1. Language, life style and education among the poor: Cognitive styles and class stereotypes / Ernest Drucker -- Language and educability / Vera P. John -- Untapped verbal fluency of Black schoolchildren / Janet Castro -- The teacher is also a victim / Jean Lester -- Cultural deprivation as an educational ideology / Murray L. Wax and Rosalie H. Wax -- The integrity of the Cherokee student / Mildred Dickeman -- The Danish Friskoler and community control / Estelle Fuchs -- part 2. Theoretical and methodological problems with the "culture of poverty" concept: The "culture of poverty": its scientific significance and its implications for action / Charles A. Valentine -- The concept of the "culture of poverty": conceptual, logical, and empirical problems, with perspectives from Brazil and Peru / Anthony Leeds -- The structural parameters of emerging life styles in Venezuela / Lisa R. Peattie -- "Gowster", "ivy-leaguer", "hustler", "conservative", "mackman", and "continental": a functional analysis of six ghetto roles / Herbert C. Ellis and Stanley M. Newman -- The stranger mentality and the culture of poverty / Rolland H. Wright -- Poverty and interdependency / Murray L. Wax -- Culture of poverty?: what does it matter? / Hylan Lewis.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)207835
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