Black on the Block (Paperback)
The Politics of Race and Class in the City
University of Chicago Press, 9780226649320, 400pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2008
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“To see how diversity creates strange and sometimes awkward bedfellows . . . turn to Mary Pattillo's Black on the Block.”—Boston Globe
About the Author
Mary Pattillo is professor of sociology and African American studies at Northwestern University. She is the author of Black Picket Fences:Privilege and Peril among the Black Middle Class, also published by the University of Chicago Press, and coeditor of Imprisoning America: The Social Effects of Mass Incarceration.