Islands in the Street Gangs and American Urban Society

ISBN-10: 0520074343

ISBN-13: 9780520074347

Edition: 1991

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Book details

List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 1/8/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

List of Tables and Figures
A Theory of Life, Social Change, and Preservation in Poor Neighborhoods
Hosting a Home: Competing Agendas for Life in Public Housing
Living Refuge: Social Change and Preservation in the Housing Project
Provisions for Life: Making the Mom-and-Pop Store a Neighborhood Institution
Taking Care of Business: Social Change and Preservation in the Mom-and-Pop Store
Not Just a Clip Joint: Hair Shops and the Institution of Grooming
Life on the Edge: Social Change and Preservation in the Hair Shop
The Gang's All Here: Fathering a Bastard Institution
All in the Family: Mothering the Gang as a Bastard Institution
Whither the Neighborhood High School? Contending Roles and Functions
School Works: The Dynamics of Two Production Lines
Methodological Appendix
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