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At the Valois "See Your Food" cafeteria on Chicago's South Side, black and white men gather together, finding companionship over hot coffee. Duneier spent four years at Valois writing this moving profile of the black men who congregate there. They take center stage in stories that illuminate a new iamge of black masculinity and respectability. (Univ. of Chicago Press)
Pt. One: The Caring Community
1. Slim and Bart
2. Black Men: Transcending Roles and Images
Pt. Two: The Moral Community
3. Valois as a "Black Metropolis"
4. The Standard of Respectability
Pt. Three: Membership in Society
6. The Need for Contact with Society
7. A Higher Self
Pt. Four: You're White, He's Black, I'm a Sociologist: Who's Innocent?
8. The Underclass and the Middle Class
9. The Stereotype of Blacks in Sociology and Journalism