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Tapping into The Wire : the real urban crisis

Author: Peter L Beilenson; Patrick A McGuire
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
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Tapping into 'The Wire' uses the acclaimed television series as a road map for exploring connections between inner-city poverty and drug-related violence." --P. [2] of cover.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Named Person: Peter L Beilenson; Peter L Beilenson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter L Beilenson; Patrick A McGuire
ISBN: 9781421407500 1421407507 9781421407616 1421407612
OCLC Number: 778828653
Description: xviii, 214 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The new public health crisis : Wallace's world --
Heroin central : the street life of Bubbles, Marlo, and Johnny --
Losing the war on drugs : the pit vs. the police --
Medicalize vs. legalize : Hamsterdam --
Needle exchange and the AIDS dilemma : sticking it to "the bug" --
Treatment on demand as a strategy : Walon's success story --
School performance and the MIA parent : the tragedy of Dukie's education --
Teenage pregnancy and STDS : Shardene escapes --
Firepower : Snoop's Beretta, Avon's Heckler, and Omar's Mossberg --
Place matters : why didn't Bodie just leave? --
Of paint and guns : did Omar Little die of lead poisoning? --
Obese yet malnourished : the weighty contradiction of Prop Joe --
Public health and politics : the promise and peril of Tommy Carcetti.
Other Titles: Wire (Television program)
Responsibility: Peter L. Beilenson and Patrick A. McGuire ; featuring a conversation with David Simon.

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An engaging, fast-paced read that translates the fiction of a cable one-hour drama to the reality of an American City. Using the themes of the social determinants of health, governance, and Read more...

 
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