In Search of Respect Selling Crack in el Barrio

ISBN-10: 0521017114
ISBN-13: 9780521017114
Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)
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Description: In Search of Respect, Philippe Bourgois's now-classic, ethnographic study of social marginalization in inner-city America, won critical acclaim after it was first published in 1995 and in 1997 was awarded the Margaret Mead Award. For the first time,  More...

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Book details

List price: $30.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/23/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

In Search of Respect, Philippe Bourgois's now-classic, ethnographic study of social marginalization in inner-city America, won critical acclaim after it was first published in 1995 and in 1997 was awarded the Margaret Mead Award. For the first time, an anthropologist had managed to gain the trust and long-term friendship of street-level drug dealers in one of the roughest ghetto neighborhoods in the United States - East Harlem. This new edition adds a prologue describing the major dynamics in America that have altered life on the streets of East Harlem in the six years since the first edition. Bourgois, in a new epilogue, brings up to date the stories of the people - Primo, Caesar, Luis, Tony, Candy - who readers come to know in this remarkable window onto the world of the inner-city drug trade.

Preface to the 2001 second edition
Introduction
Violating a Partheid in the United States
A street history of El Barrio
Crackhouse management: addiction, discipline, and dignity
'Goin' legit': disrespect and resistance at work
School days: learning to be a better criminal
Redrawing the gender line on the street
Families and children in pain
Vulnerable fathers
Conclusion;
Epilogue 2001

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