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Employing a sociological storytelling method, Black, associate professor of sociology at the University of Hartford, recounts the lives of three Puerto Rican brothers living in poor, gang-dominated Springfield, Mass., whom he befriended and followed for 18 years. The book is not so much about the brothers--Julio, Fausto and Sammy--and their friends as it is about the cultural and social forces and the economic and political policies that in the latter decades of the 20th century determined the boys" fates and the fates of thousands of others. Flawed bilingual education programs doomed them to virtual illiteracy, while harsh drug laws warehoused them in a rapidly expanding prison system. While the author provided concrete forms of assistance--especially for the two younger brothers, who battled addiction--the pull of the street as well as the inadequacy of their education led to failed or marginally productive lives, even for the motivated eldest son, Julio.
Includes bibliographical references (p 353-397) and index.
|LC Classifications||F74.S8 B53 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxviii, 421 p. :|
|Number of Pages||421|
|LC Control Number||2008042273|
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When a Heart Turns Rock Solid: The Lives of Three Puerto Rican Brothers On and Off the Streets (Vintage) by Timothy Black; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Poor, Social life and customs, Economic conditions, Puerto Ricans, Social conditions, Urban poor; Places: Massachusetts, Springfield, Springfield (Mass.).
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Timothy Black uses C. Wright Mills concept of Sociological Imagination to interpret how systematic and institutional inequalities affect individual lives.
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