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The Resource Floating city : a rogue sociologist lost and found in New York's underground economy, Sudhir Venkatesh

Floating city : a rogue sociologist lost and found in New York's underground economy, Sudhir Venkatesh

Label
Floating city : a rogue sociologist lost and found in New York's underground economy
Title
Floating city
Title remainder
a rogue sociologist lost and found in New York's underground economy
Statement of responsibility
Sudhir Venkatesh
Title variation
Floating city
Title variation remainder
a rogue sociologist lost and found in New Yorks underground economy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on Venkatesh's interviews with New York City prostitutes and socialites, immigrants and academics, high end drug bosses and street-level dealers, "Floating City" exposes the underground as the city's true engine of social transformation and economic prosperity--revealing a wholly unprecedented vision of New York. A remarkable memoir of sociological investigation
Summary
In a sociological study of Manhattan, the author travels through the underground economy utilized by prostitutes, madams, drug dealers, immigrants, hedge fund traders, hipster artists, and nannies
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10216910
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Venkatesh, Sudhir Alladi
Dewey number
330.9747
Index
index present
LC call number
HD2346.U52
LC item number
N5585 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Informal sector (Economics)
  • Sociology, Urban
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a rogue sociologist lost and found in New York's underground economy
Label
Floating city : a rogue sociologist lost and found in New York's underground economy, Sudhir Venkatesh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When worlds collide -- New York, New York -- The shifting ground beneath your feet -- Moving on up -- Sex is a passport -- Adventures in role-playing -- Boundary issues -- Exit strategies
Control code
ocn830206106
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781594204166
Lccn
2013007700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)830206106
Label
Floating city : a rogue sociologist lost and found in New York's underground economy, Sudhir Venkatesh
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When worlds collide -- New York, New York -- The shifting ground beneath your feet -- Moving on up -- Sex is a passport -- Adventures in role-playing -- Boundary issues -- Exit strategies
Control code
ocn830206106
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781594204166
Lccn
2013007700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)830206106

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