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People and Folks Gangs, Crime and the Underclass in a Rustbelt City

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ISBN-10: 0941702464

ISBN-13: 9780941702461

Edition: 2nd 1998 (Revised)

Authors: John M. Hagedorn, Perry Macon, Joan Moore

List price: $19.95
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When People and Folks first appeared, William Julius Wilson called it "the most insightful book ever written on inner-city gangs" and "required reading for anyone seeking an understanding of gang activity in our large urban centers." It was also praised by Ron Huff as "a vicarious journey into the underbelly of a rustbelt city, the breeding ground of gangs--Underclass America." This gritty and poignant portrait of gang members has become a major contribution to the academic literature.The first edition of People and Folks broke new ground, influencing a generation of researchers. This expanded edition also offers provocative new insights into race and class, challenging accepted theories…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Lakeview Research, LLC
Publication date: 1/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 322
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English