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Timothy Black
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Timothy Black is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Hartford where he directs the Center for Social Research. Black is a scholar activist who works with human service program leaders and state legislators in developing public policy and service programs, as well as grass-roots community groups in organizing low-income residents to represent their own political interests. His work focuses almost exclusively on socially and economically marginalized communities.
He lives in Hartford, Connecticut.

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When a Heart Turns Rock Solid
The Lives of Three Puerto Rican Brothers On and Off the Streets
Written by Timothy Black


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $16.95

Winner of the Mirra Komarovsky Award
Winner of the Association for Humanist Sociology Book Award
Finalist for the Puerto Rican Studies Association Book Award
A Washington Post Best Book of the Year


This provocative and compelling book examines how jobs, schools, the streets, and prisons have shaped the lives and choices of a generation... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

When a Heart Turns Rock Solid
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Written by Timothy Black


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 4, 2009
Price: $12.99

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