In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio / Edition 1

In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio / Edition 1

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by Philippe Bourgois
     
 

Vigorous and often harrowing look at the lives of crack dealers in East Harlem.See more details below

Overview

Vigorous and often harrowing look at the lives of crack dealers in East Harlem.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521574600
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Series:
Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Violating apartheid in the United States; 2. A street history of El Barrio; 3. Crackhouse management: addiction, discipline, and dignity; 4. 'Goin' legit': disrespect and resistance at work; 5. School days: learning to be a better criminal; 6. Redefining gender on the street; 7. Families and children in pain; 8. Vulnerable fathers; 9. Conclusion; Epilogue.

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