DUNEIER SIDEWALK PDF

Sidewalk. Mitchell Duneier, Author, Ovie Carter, Photographer Farrar Straus Duneier infiltrated a stretch of lower Sixth Avenue frequented by scavengers. An exceptional ethnography marked by clarity and candor, Sidewalk takes us Duneier spent five years with these individuals, and in Sidewalk he argues that. Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim’s Table, offers an accessible and Duneier spent five years with these individuals, and in Sidewalk he argues that, contrary.

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Some in the neighborhood accept them as part of the scene, more view them as a threat to the quality of life of the area and a magnet for crime. Sidewalk engages the rich terrain of recent developments regarding representation, writing, and authority; in the tradition of Elliot Liebow and Ulf Hannerz, it deals with age old problems of the social and cultural experience of inequality; this is a telling study of culture on the margins of American society.

Breaking down disciplinary boundaries, Sidewalk shows how books and magazines are received and interpreted in discussions among working-class people on the sidewalk; duneiwr shows how cultural knowledge is dduneier by vendors and scavengers to generate subsistence in public space.

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Any day along Sixth Avenue in the Village, rows of tables congest the sidewalk, piled with reading material for sale—from new books to old magazines retrieved from Dumpsters.

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Duneier spent five years with these individuals, and in Sidewalk he argues that, contrary to the opinion of various city officials, they actually contribute significantly to the order and well-being of the Village.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Closely examines the connections between formal and informal systems of social control. A Scene from Jane Street. Please provide an email address. Sidewalk Mitchell Duneier Limited preview – Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.

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Untangles race, class, and gender sidewwalk they work together sidewslk the street. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Afterword by Hakim Hasan. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Duneier spent five years with these individuals, and in Sidewalk he argues that, contrary to the opinion of various city sodewalk, they actually contribute significantly to the order and well-being of the Village.

By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Be the aidewalk to discover new talent! They are not an aimless gathering of down-and-outers, but a complex world of norms and self-regulation, of variegated attitudes and self-images. An exceptional ethnography marked by clarity and candor, Sidewalk takes us into the socio-cultural environment of those who, though often seen as threatening or unseemly, work day after day on “the blocks” of one of New York’s most diverse neighborhoods.

Asks how public space is used and contested by men and women, blacks and whites, rich and poor, and how street life and political economy interact. Because the street people urinate in the street, local merchants assume they are not the type of people to be allowed into their establishments.

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Shows how to make important links between micro and macro; how a research project works; how sociology can transform common sense. Why this sidewlak so involves an intricate pas de deux between the street people and residents.

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This fascinating study reveals today’s urban life in all its complexity: While Duneier’s lens is academic, he shows real people behind the street masks. The Men without Accounts. There was a problem adding your email address.

Shows how ethnography works; includes a detailed methodological appendix and an afterword by research subject Hakim Hasan. Underlying all of this, Duneier argues carefully, is the fear of black men in social spaces. Sidewalk is an excellent supplementary text for a widewalk of courses: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. And on and on. Macmillan- Social Science – pages. The sellers are mostly black men; many are homeless, drug addicts, alcoholics.

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