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Author Bourgois, Philippe I., 1956-

Title In search of respect : selling crack in El Barrio / Philippe Bourgois
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995
[1996?]

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 W'PONDS  363.45097471 Bou/Iso  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  363.45097471 Bou/Iso  DUE 03-12-19
Description xii, 392 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Structural analysis in the social sciences
Structural analysis in the social sciences.
Contents 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. Redrawing the Gender Line on the Street -- 7. Families and Children in Pain -- 8. Vulnerable Fathers -- 9. Conclusion
Summary For the first time, an anthropologist has managed to gain the confianza and long-term friendship of street-level drug dealers in one of the roughest ghetto neighborhoods in the United States - East Harlem. For four years, the author had completely free rein to observe, tape-record, and photograph every facet of the lives of some two dozen Puerto Rican crack dealers. By presenting their crack-house conversations in context, he conveys in their own words the most intimate and taboo details of their personal lives: from violent crime and gang rape, to tender friendships and childhood dreams of glory and dignity
Analysis Drug traffic
New York (N.Y.)
Drug traffic
New York (N.Y.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-378) and index
Subject African Americans -- Drug use -- New York (State) -- East Harlem (New York)
African Americans -- Drug use -- New York (State) -- Harlem
African Americans -- New York (State) -- East Harlem (New York) -- Social conditions
African Americans -- New York (State) -- Harlem -- Social conditions
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions.
Crack (Drug) -- New York (State) -- East Harlem (New York)
Crack (Drug) -- New York (State) -- Harlem
Crack (Drug) -- New York (State) -- New York.
African Americans -- Drug use -- New York (State) -- New York.
Drug traffic -- New York (State) -- East Harlem (New York)
Drug traffic -- New York (State) -- New York.
Drug traffic.
Drug traffic -- New York (State) -- Harlem
Hispanic Americans -- Drug use -- New York (State) -- East Harlem (New York)
Hispanic Americans -- Drug use -- New York (State) -- Harlem
Hispanic Americans -- Drug use -- New York (State) -- New York.
Hispanic Americans -- New York (State) -- East Harlem (New York) -- Social conditions
Hispanic Americans -- New York (State) -- Harlem -- Social conditions
Hispanic Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions.
Informal sector (Economics) -- New York (State) -- East Harlem (New York)
Informal sector (Economics) -- New York (State) -- Harlem
Informal sector (Economics) -- New York (State) -- New York.
Marginality, Social -- New York (State) -- East Harlem (New York)
Marginality, Social -- New York (State) -- Harlem
Marginality, Social -- New York (State) -- New York.
East Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Economic conditions.
East Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
New York (N.Y.) -- Economic conditions.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
LC no. 95005929
ISBN 0521435188 (hardback)
0521574609 (paperback)
9780521574600 (paperback)