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In Search of Respect Selling Crack in el Barrio

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ISBN-10: 0521815622

ISBN-13: 9780521815628

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Philippe I. Bourgois

List price: $105.00
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Philippe Bourgois's ethnographic study of social marginalization in inner-city America, won critical acclaim when it was first published in 1995. 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--East Harlem. This new edition adds a prologue describing the major dynamics that have altered life on the streets of East Harlem in the seven years since the first edition. In a new epilogue Bourgois brings up to date the stories of the people--Primo, Caesat, Luis, Tony, Candy--who readers come to know in this remarkable window onto the world of the inner city drug trade. Philippe…    
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Book details

List price: $105.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/23/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Preface to the 2001 second edition
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
Epilogue 2001