x

Our Privacy Policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy.

Street Kids Homeless Youth, Outreach, and Policing New York's Streets

ISBN-10: 0814732283
ISBN-13: 9780814732281
Edition: 2011
List price: $27.00 Buy it from $19.53
eBook available
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: Street outreach workers comb public places such as parks, vacant lots, and abandoned waterfronts to search for young people who are living out in public spaces, if not always in the public eye. Street Kidsopens a window To The largely hidden world  More...

Used Starting from $19.53
New Starting from $28.90
eBooks Starting from $27.00
Buy
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of Western Art Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 5/9/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Street outreach workers comb public places such as parks, vacant lots, and abandoned waterfronts to search for young people who are living out in public spaces, if not always in the public eye. Street Kidsopens a window To The largely hidden world of street youth, drawing on their detailed and compelling narratives to give new insight into the experiences of youth homelessness and youth outreach. Kristina Gibson argues that the enforcement of quality of life ordinances in New York City has spurred hyper-mobility amongst the city's street youth population and has serious implications for social work with homeless youth. Youth in motion have become socially invisible and marginalized from public spaces where social workers traditionally contact them, jeopardizing their access To The already limited opportunities to escape street life. The culmination of a multi-year ethnographic investigation into the lives of street outreach workers and 'their kids' on the streets of New York City, Street Kidsillustrates the critical role that public space regulations and policing play in shaping the experience of youth homelessness And The effectiveness of street outreach.

Kristina E. Gibson is assistant professor in residence of Geography, and the Urban and Community Studies Program at the University of Connecticut, Waterbury.

Acknowledgments
Preface: Ali Forney, the Death and Life of a Street Kid
Introduction: The Street Youth Dilemma
The Space of the Streets
Blacc, a Street Kid from Far Rockaway, Queens
Street Outreach
StandUp for Kids and New York City Outreach
Public Space: Policing Street Kids and Outreach
Running off the Map: Mobility, Street Kids, and Street Outreach
Conclusion: Where Does the �Move Along� Dance Take Us?
Research in the Streets (in Retrospect)
Data Collection Methods
Notes
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×