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Author Sandberg, Sveinung.

Title Street capital : black cannabis dealers in a white welfare state / Sveinung Sandberg and Willy Pedersen
Published Bristol, UK ; Portland, OR : Policy Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 193 pages) : illustrations
Contents Street capital; Contents; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Trajectories to The River; 3. Street capital; 4. Marginalisation and resistance; 5. Drugs and masculinity; 6. Street dealing and drug markets; 7. Violence and street culture; 8. Between the street and the welfare state; 9. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary Presents a new theoretical framework for understanding street cultures based on fieldwork and interviews with dealers aged between 15 and 30, exploring themes including marginalisation, discrimination, cannabis dealing and drug use, violence, masculinity, hip-hop culture, experiences with the welfare system, and issues of immigration and racism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-186) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cannabis -- Social aspects.
Crime -- Norway -- Oslo.
Drug dealers -- Norway.
Drug traffic -- Norway.
Form Electronic book
Author Pedersen, Willy.
ISBN 184742175X (electronic bk.)
9781847421753 (electronic bk.)