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Graffiti Lives Beyond the Tag in New York's Urban Underground

ISBN-10: 0814740464

ISBN-13: 9780814740460

Edition: 2011

Authors: Gregory J. Snyder

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List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 4/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Gregory J. Snyder is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Baruch College, City University of New York.

Acknowledgments
Prologue
Introduction
Getting In
Starting the Blackbook
A Brief History of Graffiti Writing
Crime Space vs. Cool Space: Breaking Down Broken Windows
Getting up
VERT: First Contact
Writers Block: Blackbook in the Streets
Welcome to ESPO Land
ESPO: Illustrating Struggle
Into the Tunnel: Under Manhattan
A Pilgrimage to MEK: A Bronx Graffiti Tour
Legal Graffiti: Contemporary Permission Spots
Style Points: ESPO s Brooklyn Mural
Illustrating Criminal: Split PSOUP
AME: Bombing Styles, Inventing Self
AMAZE: Out-of-Towner Gets Up in the Tunnel
The Grate Graffiti Solution: ESPO s Public Surface Announcement
Getting Out
Over the Wall: Graffiti Media and Creating a Career
Writing Style: It's Not What You Wear
Career Opportunities: Rewriting Subculture Resistance
Timmy Tattoo: Timmy's Long Island Tattoo Shop
Gabe Banner: Market Wise
ESPO/Steve Powers: Dreamland Artist Club
CODA: Graffiti for Life
Appendix: The New Ethnography
Glossary
Notes
Bibliography
Index
About the Author