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In this half self-confession, half-autobiography, and half-hearted report from the "hood," Mrs. Daniels, a black Yale and Colombia graduate and noted Journalist, gives us all the... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Herbert L Calhoun
I read this book years ago. Loaned it to someone and never got it back. I am glad Amazon has almost everything. This is one book that will always be current. Read morePublished on July 20, 2013 by Melkel
What the reader comes away with, this reader, anyway, is that "ghetto" -being ghetto, acting ghetto, venerating ghetto, looking ghetto, talking ghetto, copying ghetto is: a frame... Read morePublished on April 27, 2013 by ink & penner
"Ghettonation" is a scary book to pick up. Will it be yet another stealth assault on blacks and black culture? Or will it have something worthwhile to say. Read morePublished on August 29, 2012 by Jean E. Pouliot
I have long been intrigued, in a bad way, by the proliferation of hip-hop culture in the mainstream. Read morePublished on July 15, 2012 by Paul Mastin
Let's put this review in context. My experience with 'ghettonation' has been as a teacher in a 96% black MIDDLE CLASS high school. We had babymammas. Read morePublished on November 23, 2009 by Kevin Currie-Knight
Ghetto Nation is an interesting book. The author is a journalist and obviously conducted a lot of research in the course of writing Ghetto Nation, but the book is written from a... Read morePublished on August 14, 2009 by Elizabeth Ray
Also bought this book for my 72-year-old dad. He dug it just like me. It's informative and funny. As a black woman and a sociology graduate, I don't like the ghetto-ization of... Read morePublished on June 10, 2009 by C. Black