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The Resource Gang leader for a day : a rogue sociologist takes to the streets, Sudhir Venkatesh

Gang leader for a day : a rogue sociologist takes to the streets, Sudhir Venkatesh

Label
Gang leader for a day : a rogue sociologist takes to the streets
Title
Gang leader for a day
Title remainder
a rogue sociologist takes to the streets
Statement of responsibility
Sudhir Venkatesh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the story of a young sociologist whose infiltration of a Chicago drug gang was originally introduced in the work "Freakonomics," describing the author's idealism, his friendship with gang leader JT, and his witness to the organization's crack-selling trade
Tone
Writing style
Award
School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2008.
Biography type
autobiography
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257833
Cataloging source
DLC
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Venkatesh, Sudhir Alladi
Dewey number
364.1/0660977311
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6439.U7
LC item number
C46 2008
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Venkatesh, Sudhir Alladi
  • Gangs
  • African Americans
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
adult
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a rogue sociologist takes to the streets
Label
Gang leader for a day : a rogue sociologist takes to the streets, Sudhir Venkatesh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
"How does it feel to be black and poor?" -- First days on Federal Street -- Someone to watch over me -- Gang leader for a day -- Ms. Bailey's neighborhood -- The hustler and the hustled -- Black and blue -- The stay-together gang
Control code
ocn173640924
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 302 p.
Isbn
9781594201509
Lccn
2007040170
System control number
(OCoLC)173640924
Label
Gang leader for a day : a rogue sociologist takes to the streets, Sudhir Venkatesh
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
"How does it feel to be black and poor?" -- First days on Federal Street -- Someone to watch over me -- Gang leader for a day -- Ms. Bailey's neighborhood -- The hustler and the hustled -- Black and blue -- The stay-together gang
Control code
ocn173640924
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 302 p.
Isbn
9781594201509
Lccn
2007040170
System control number
(OCoLC)173640924

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