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Sidewalk

Author: Mitchell Duneier; Ovie Carter
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents the lives of poor African-American men who make their subsistence wages by selling used goods on the streets of Greenwich Village in New York; and discusses how they interact with passing pedestrians, police officers, and each other.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell Duneier; Ovie Carter
ISBN: 0374263558 9780374263553
OCLC Number: 42880954
Description: 383 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The informal life of the sidewalk --
New uses of sidewalks --
The limits of informal social control --
Regulating the people who work the streets --
The construction of decency.
Responsibility: Mitchell Duneier ; with photographs by Ovie Carter ; and an afterword by Hakim Hasan.

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Presents the lives of poor African-American men who make their subsistence wages by selling used goods on the streets of Greenwich Village in New York; and discusses how they interact with passing pedestrians, police officers, and each other.

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