In Search of Respect Selling Crack in el Barrio

ISBN-10: 0521574609
ISBN-13: 9780521574600
Edition: 1996 (Revised)
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Description: In this study of the crack business in Harlem, the author argues that a cultural struggle for respect has led some Nuyoricans away from the legal job market and into a downward spiral of crime and poverty.

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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/26/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 406
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

In this study of the crack business in Harlem, the author argues that a cultural struggle for respect has led some Nuyoricans away from the legal job market and into a downward spiral of crime and poverty.

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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