Liebow, Introduction and Chapter II
1. Narrative point of
view of the writer:
3. The Setting?
4. The Cast?
II. Men at Work
1. What are the 'ghetto related behaviors' that Liebow seeks to understand in this chapter? (What are the truck driver's impressions?)
2. Why is getting and keeping a job a low priority on the streetcorner scale of real values?
3. What kind of job would motivate these guys go to work regularly?
4. What conclusion is Liebow leading us towards? Do these guys need to change, or does the environment need to change? Is his evidence convincing?