DUNEIER SIDEWALK PDF

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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An exceptional ethnography marked by clarity and candor, Sidewalk takes us into the socio-cultural environment of those who, though often seen as threatening or unseemly, work day after day on “the blocks” of one of New York’s most diverse neighborhoods.

Macmillan- Social Science – sidewslk. Underlying all of this, Duneier argues carefully, is the fear of black men in social spaces. Dunsier of Life 2: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. There was a problem adding your email address. Selected pages Title Page. Still they rankle and are often the object of police harassment and government sanctions. 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.

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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This fascinating study reveals today’s urban life in all its complexity: Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim’s Table, Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim’s Table, offers Account Options Sign in. Untangles race, class, and gender as they work together on the street.

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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 magazines. Account Options Sign in. This fascinating study reveals today’s urban life in all its complexity: Mitchell DuneierOvie Carter.

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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. The sellers are mostly black men; many are homeless, drug addicts, alcoholics. Sidewalk is an excellent supplementary text for a range of courses: Closely examines the connections between formal and informal systems of social control.

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Breaking down disciplinary boundaries, Sidewalk shows how books and magazines are received and interpreted in discussions among working-class people on the sidewalk; it shows how cultural knowledge is deployed by vendors and scavengers to generate subsistence in public funeier. An important study of the heart and mind of the street, Sidewalk also features an insightful afterword by longtime book vendor Hakim Hasan.

Why this is so involves an intricate pas de deux between the street people and residents. Cuneier up here to receive your FREE alerts.

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Sidewalk Mitchell Duneier Limited preview – Any day along Sixth Avenue in the Village, rows of tables congest the sidewalk, piled with reading material for saleā€”from new books to old magazines retrieved from Dumpsters. Some in the neighborhood accept them as part of the scene, more view them as a sidewalm to the quality of life of the area and a magnet for crime.

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They are not an aimless gathering of down-and-outers, but a complex world of euneier and self-regulation, of variegated attitudes and self-images. Afterword by Hakim Hasan.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Sivewalk Duneier’s lens is academic, he shows real people behind the street masks. Because, for example, they assume with good reason they will not be allowed to use public facilities, the street people urinate in the 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.

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.

In this, he is ably assisted siddewalk the numerous photographs by Pulitzer-winner Ovie Carter illustrating the people, places, and predicaments of which Duneier writes.