Sociology Assignment 5.pdf - Molly Magee Sociology Assignment Five 1 The assumptions Liebow refers to are that these people think the men are lazy

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Molly Magee Sociology Assignment Five April 22, 2018. 1. The assumptions Liebow refers to are that these people think the men are lazy, irresponsible men turning down an honest day's pay for an honest day's work. “These men would take a job if it were handed to them on a platter” (20). This is inaccurate because, most seen on the street corner do have jobs, but you can't tell between them and the men who are on the corner to avoid their wives, apartment, etc. Example: Boley works for a crash collection crew which he works at Saturday and is off on this particular week day. Also, Sweets works nights cleaning up middle-class trash, dirt, and dishes, and garbage. Also, some men work for liquor stores which do not start until ten. The assumption made by the other individual does not take these factors into account. 2. The “present-time orientation” which Liebow defines as the inability to defer gratification, explains to the outsider why Leroy chooses to spend the day at the carry out
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