All Our Kin: Strategies for Survival in a Black Community Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Carol B. Stack
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 102 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

All Our Kin: Strategies for Survival in a Black Community Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Carol B. Stack
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many years did Stack live in the Flats?

2. What connects Jackson Harbor to Chicago?

3. How much of the AFDC money did Ruby give her mom?

4. According to government statistics, what prevents people from escaping poverty?

5. Who says that the culture of poverty is political in nature?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is it argued that the economic model of the US is dependent on low-skilled and low-wage workers?

2. What was Stack's housing situation like in the Flats?

3. How did Stack conduct the interviews that she personally handled?

4. Why did Stack feel that it was important to find average citizens of the Flats to study?

5. What did Stack want to learn about the families that she studied?

6. Why do people in the Flats say, "you have to have help from everybody and anybody"?

7. What was Stack's first year in the Flats like?

8. What types of questions did Stack develop for her assistants to ask?

9. What is the Jackson families' economic situation like?

10. How did Stack define family in the Flats?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Stack's study was much different than other studies conducted in the Flats. Discuss why her research methods were so much different.

Essay Topic 2

Parental roles in the Flats can extend to many people beyond the natural mother and father. Discuss how the parental roles are determined and who can hold these roles.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the status of health care in the Flats when "All Our Kin" was written.

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