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About the Author
CAROLYN D. SMITH is a writer and editorial consultant specializing in educational materials in the social sciences. She is the author of The Absentee American: Repatriates' Perspectives on America (Praeger, 1991).
WILLIAM KORNBLUM is the author of Blue Collar Community (1976) and co-author (with Terry Williams) of Growing Up Poor (1985) and other titles.
Kornblum and Smith have collaborated in the writing and development of textbooks on sociology and social problems and are co-editors of The Healing Experience: Readings on the Social Context of Health Care (1994).
Table of Contents
Introduction by William Kornblum
Jelly's Place by Elijah Anderson
Doing Research in the Flats by Carol Stack
Exploring the Cocaine Culture by Terry Williams
In the Field with Snake Handlers by Peggy Sullivan and Kirk Elifson
Getting In by Ruth Horowitz
Earning a Place in the Hustler's World by Robert P. McNamara
Relations of the Road by Douglas Harper
Doing Research in Cornerville by William F. Whyte
Prostitution, Drug Use, and AIDS by Claire Sterk
On Studying South Chicago by William Kornblum
The Caseworker by Victor Ayala
The Observer's Role
Researching Peasants and Drug Producers by Edmundo Morales
The Fieldworker and the Surgeon by Charles Bosk
The Outsider Phenomenon by Nancy Naples
Finding Your Spot by Vernon Boggs