Carol Stack

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Carol B. Stack (born 1940)[1] is an American anthropologist who is Professor Emerita of Education in the Graduate School of Education at University of California, Berkeley.[2][3]

She taught at Boston University and Duke University before becoming Professor of Social and Cultural Studies in Education at Berkeley.[4]

Her 1974 book All Our Kin has been described as "a classic of urban sociology",[5] "one of the earliest and most popular accounts of how [black kinship] all works"[6] and "influential".[7]

Selected publications[edit]

  • All Our Kin: Strategies for Survival in a Black Community (1974, Harper and Row: ISBN 9780061319822; latest reissue 2003, Basic Books: ISBN 9780061319822)
  • Call To Home: African-Americans Reclaim The Rural South (1996, Basic Books: ISBN 9780465008087; latest reissue 2003: ISBN 9780465008087)


  1. ^ "Carol B. Stack". Linked Data Explorer. Worldcat. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Berkeley Research Faculty Profile of Carol B. Stack".
  3. ^ "Carol B. Slack: Professor Emerita". UC Berkeley. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  4. ^ Korab, Holly (Fall 1999). "Carol Stack: Challenging Stereotypes". Alumni and Friends. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  5. ^ Dickerson, Debra J. (March–April 2004). "Locked Out by the System". Mother Jones. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  6. ^ Desmond-Harris, Jenée (July 2014). "Why do Black people have so many cousins?". Pittsburgh Courier. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  7. ^ Sanneh, Kelefeh (11–18 July 2016). "Is Gentrification Really a Problem". The New Yorker. Retrieved 27 April 2017.