In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio (Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences)

In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio (Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences)


Philippe Bourgois's ethnographic research of social marginalization in inner-city the United States, received severe acclaim while it used to be first released in 1995. For the 1st time, an anthropologist had controlled to achieve the belief and long term friendship of street-level drug buyers in a single of the roughest ghetto neighborhoods--East Harlem. This new version provides a prologue describing the foremost dynamics that experience altered existence at the streets of East Harlem within the seven years because the first version. In a brand new epilogue Bourgois brings modern the tales of the people--Primo, Caesat, Luis, Tony, Candy--who readers come to grasp during this notable window onto the realm of the interior urban drug alternate. Philippe Bourgois is Professor and Chair of the dept of Anthropology, historical past and Social medication on the collage of California, San Francisco. He has carried out fieldwork in imperative the USA on ethnicity and social unrest and is the writer of Ethnicity at paintings: Divided exertions on a critical American Banana Plantation (Johns Hopkins collage Press, 1989). he's writing a publication on homeless heroin addicts in San Francisco. 1/e hb ISBN (1996) 0-521-43518-8 1/e pb ISBN (1996) 0-521-57460-9

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