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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Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim’s Tableoffers an accessible and compelling group portrait of several poor black men who make their livelihoods on the sidewalks of Greenwich Village selling secondhand goods, panhandling, and scavenging books and sirewalk. Some in the neighborhood accept sicewalk as part of the scene, more view them as a threat to the quality of life of the area and a magnet for crime.
Selected duneoer Table of Contents. Still they rankle and are often the object of police harassment and government sanctions. An important study of the heart and mind of the street, Sidewalk also features an insightful afterword by longtime book vendor Hakim Hasan.
There was a problem adding your email address. The sellers are mostly black men; many are homeless, drug addicts, alcoholics. A Scene from Jane Street. Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim’s Table, offers an accessible and compelling group portrait of several poor black men who make their livelihoods on the sidewalks of Greenwich Village selling secondhand goods, panhandling, and scavenging books and magazines.
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Shows how to make important links between micro and macro; how a research project works; ssidewalk sociology can transform common sense. Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim’s Table, Mitchell DuneierOvie Carter. In this, he is ably assisted by the numerous photographs by Pulitzer-winner Ovie Carter illustrating the people, places, and predicaments of which Duneier writes.
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Sidewalk demonstrates the connections between culture and human agency and innovation; it interrogates distinctions between legitimate subcultures and deviant collectivities; it illustrates conflicts over cultural diversity in public space; and, ultimately, it shows how conflicts over meaning are central to social life.
Macmillan- Social Science – pages. Please provide an email address. Because the street people urinate in the street, local merchants assume they are not the type of people to be allowed into sidewlk establishments.
Respectability duneieg Masculinity, constructs a nuanced study of the lives of impoverished street vendors in New York’s Greenwich A work that adds much to our understanding of race, poverty, and our reactions to them.
Because, for example, they assume with good reason they will not be allowed to use public facilities, aidewalk street people urinate in the street. Respectability and Masculinity, constructs a nuanced study of the lives of impoverished street vendors in New York’s Greenwich His aim is to have us really begin to see such men.
While Duneier’s lens is academic, he shows real people behind the street masks. Looks at labeling processes in treatment of the homeless; interrogates the “broken windows” theory of policing. This fascinating study reveals today’s urban life in all its complexity: The Men without Accounts. 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.
Why this is so involves an intricate pas de deux between the street people and residents. Sidewalk Mitchell Duneier Limited preview – 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. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Sidewalk is an excellent supplementary text for a range of courses: And on and on.
Shows how ethnography works; includes a detailed methodological appendix and an afterword by research subject Hakim Hasan. Account Options Sign in.
sirewalk An important study of the heart and mind of the street, Sidewalk also features an insightful afterword by longtime book vendor Hakim Hasan. 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.
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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 vuneier the order and well-being of the Village.
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