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Sidewalk

Author: Mitchell Duneier; Ovie Carter; Hakim Hasan
Publisher: New York [New York] : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001. ©1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First paperback editionView 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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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell Duneier; Ovie Carter; Hakim Hasan
ISBN: 0374527253 9780374527259 0374263558 9780374263553 0374526141 9780374526146
OCLC Number: 46425699
Notes: "Published in 1999 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux"--Title page verso.
Description: 383 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
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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