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The urban ethnography reader

Author: Mitchell Duneier
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2014]
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The Urban Ethnography Reader assembles the very best of American ethnographic writing, from classic works to contemporary research, and aims to present ethnography as social science, social history,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell Duneier
ISBN: 9780199743582 0199743584 9780199743575 0199743576
OCLC Number: 829645856
Description: viii, 876 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: An introduction to urban ethnography / Mitchell Duneier, Philip Kasinitz and Alexandra K. Murphy --
Finding community in the modern city --
Chinatown / Jacob Riis --
Social classes and amusements / W.E.B. Du Bois --
Lower class : sex and family / St. Clair Drake and Horace Cayton --
Life styles / Ulf Hannerz --
Patterns of black-white interaction / Harvey Molotch --
No friends / John Jackson --
In Tucuani, he goes crazy / Robert Smith --
Grit and glamour / Richard Lloyd --
Neighborhood symbiosis / Andrew Deener --
Social worlds, public spaces --
Patterns of collective action / Laud Humphreys --
The territorial imperative / James Spradley and Brenda Mann --
The black male in public / Elijah Anderson --
Empowering the "gaze" : personal stereos and the hidden look / Michael Bull --
Pissed off in L.A. / Jack Katz --
Feeding the pigeons : sidewalk sociability in Greenwich village / Colin Jerolmack --
Raising a family --
Kinship and community / Michael Young and Peter Willmott --
Swapping / Carol Stack --
Growing up in groveland / Mary Patillo-McCoy --
Towanda : making sense of early motherhood in west Baltimore / Patricia Fernandez-Kelly --
Children and power during separation / Joanna Dreby --
Schooling and the culture of control --
Elements of a culture / Paul Willis --
Leveled aspirations : social reproduction takes its toll / Jay MacLeod --
Instituting the culture of control : disciplinary practices and order maintenance / Kathleen Nolan --
The labelling hype : coming of age in the era of mass incarceration / Victor Rios --
Getting paid --
"Getting by" in hobohemia / Nels Anderson --
The life cycle of the taxi-dancer / Paul Cressey --
The laundryman's social world / Paul Siu --
Men and jobs / Elliott Liebow --
No shame in (this) game / Katherine Newman --
Serving time / Peter Bearman --
Mobility for the nonmobile : cell phone, technology, and childcare / Tamara Mose Brown --
Getting the shit / Randol Contreras --
Playing together : the serious side of recreation and leisure --
Bowling and social ranking / William Foote Whyte --
The professional dance musician and his audience / Howard Becker --
Welcome to studio 104 & pitiful preliminaries / Loic Wacquant --
The clubhouse and class cultures / Sherri Grasmuck --
Race-ing men : boys, risk, and the politics of race / Amy Best --
Cracking the code : race, class, and access to nightclubs in urban America / Reuben Buford May and Kenneth Sean Chaplin --
Winning the bar : nightlife as a sporting ritual / David Grazian --
Battlin' on the corner : techniques for sustaining play / Jooyoung Lee --
"But does it have a point?" ethnography & social policy --
The destruction of Boston's West End / Herbert Gans --
Working the deuce / William Kornblum --
Letter from a crackhouse / Terry Williams --
Welfare / Kathryn Edin and Christopher Jencks --
Missing the connection : social isolation and employment on the Brooklyn waterfront / Philip Kasinitz and Jan Rosenberg --
On the run : wanted men in a Philadelphia ghetto / Alice Goffman --
Ethnographers & their subjects --
So what do you want from us here? / Barbara Myerhoff --
Violating apartheid in the United States / Philippe Bourgois --
Afterword / Hakim Hasan --
The hustler and the hustled / Sudhir Venkatesh --
Reflections on longitudinal ethnography and the families / Annette Lareau --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Mitchell Duneier, Philip Kasinitz, and Alexandra K. Murphy.
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