Black in White Space
The Enduring Impact of Color in Everyday Life
“Once again, Anderson demonstrates his clear mastery of the issue of race in America. This book is his gift to all of us who yearn for a nation of equality.” —The Honorable Rev. Dr. W.Wilson Goode, Sr., Former Mayor, City of Philadelphia.
Race and Civility in Everyday Life
“Starred Review. Anderson’s nuanced treatment of ‘the social dynamics of racial inequality’ and his precise observations (the politics of eye contact, for example), … offer immediate pleasure, and the book is a people watcher’s delight.” — Publishers Weekly
Poor, Young, Black, and Male
“Anderson has consolidated what is known about the dire and worsening social situation of young black men in the U.S. Against the Wall brings together a set of cutting edge empirical studies from sociology, economics, and cultural studies to present a nuanced and sobering picture.” —Mitchell Duneier, Princeton University.
Decency, Violence and the Moral Life of the Inner City
“One of the most interesting examinations of poverty, violence and sociology to emerge in recent years.” — Boston Herald
Racial Stratification in the United States
“An excellent book containing state-of-the-art essays and analyses of the continuing imprint of race on inequality in America.” — Charles Hirschman, University of Washington
Race, Class, and Change in an Urban Community
“The sharpness of his observations and the simple clarity of his prose recommend his book far beyond an academic audience. Vivid, unflinching, finely observed, Streetwise is a powerful and intensely frightening picture of the inner city.”—Tamar Jacoby, New York Times Book Review
A Study of Black Street Corner Men
“Anderson’s mix of the language of sociology and the more colorful street idiom makes a complex social phenomenon accessible to a broad audience. . . . An important work.” — Gerald Lee Dillingham, Contemporary Sociology