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DARK GHETTO : dilemmas of social power

Clark, Kenneth

Published by Harper & Row, 1965
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Fine in Good price-clipped dustjacket.; FIRST EDITION. AFRICAN AMERICAN. ; Description: xxix, 251 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. Contents: Foreword / Gunnar Myrdal -- Introduction to an epilogue -- 1. Prologue : The cry of the ghetto -- 2. The invisible wall -- 3. The social dynamics of the ghetto -- Economic and social decay -- Housing decay -- The dynamics of under-employment -- White unions, black proletariat -- The cycle of family instability -- Realistic intervention -- Black social mobility -- 4. The psychology of the ghetto -- Fantasy protections -- Sex and status -- The Negro matriarchy and the distorted masculine image -- White rationalizations -- Moral objectivity -- 5. The pathology of the ghetto -- Emotional illness -- Homicide and suicide -- Delinquency -- Drug addiction -- Prevention and rehabilitation -- Narcotics control -- The causes of pathology. 6. Ghetto schools : separate and unequal -- The public schools : a segregated system? -- Educational inequality -- The debate on the causes of inferiority -- Educational atrophy : the self-fulfilling prophecy -- The cult of cultural deprivation -- Defeatism in ghetto schools -- Evidence of effective learning -- The role of leadership -- 7. The power structure of the ghetto -- Political power -- The power of the press -- The power of social services -- The power of the Church -- Religious leaders and social action -- Experiments in power -- Creative power transcending the ghetto -- 8. Strategy for change -- Power and social change -- Conflicting forces -- Alternatives to sound and fury -- Ideology, leadership, and social momentum -- A common destiny -- 9. Black and white : the ghetto inside -- Fantasy barrier -- Confrontation of the liberals -- Some pivotal realities. Responsibility: by Kenneth B. Clark. Foreword by Gunnar Myrdal. Subjects: African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions -- Segregation -- Harlem. Bookseller Inventory # 1079

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Title: DARK GHETTO : dilemmas of social power

Publisher: Harper & Row

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: Hardcover; First Printing

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition

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