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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The sellers are mostly black men; many are homeless, drug addicts, alcoholics. Because the street people urinate in the street, local merchants assume they are not the type of people to be allowed into their establishments. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Some in the neighborhood accept them as part of the scene, more view them as a threat to the quality of life of the area and a magnet for crime.
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Mitchell Duneier sideqalk, Ovie Carter. Sidewalk engages the rich terrain of recent developments regarding representation, writing, and authority; in the tradition of Elliot Liebow and Ulf Hannerz, it deals with age old problems of the social and cultural experience of inequality; this is a telling study of culture on the margins of American society. They are not an aimless gathering of down-and-outers, but a complex world of norms duneire self-regulation, of variegated attitudes and self-images.
Still they rankle and are often the object of police harassment and government sanctions.
Macmillan- Social Science – pages. An important study of the heart and mind of the street, Sidewalk also features an insightful afterword by longtime book vendor Hakim Hasan. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Selected pages Table sidfwalk Contents.
Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim’s Table, offers Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim’s Table, While Duneier’s lens is academic, he shows real people behind the street masks. Asks how public space is used and contested by men and women, blacks and whites, rich and poor, and how street life and dineier economy interact.
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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 space. Be the first to discover new talent! Closely examines the connections between formal and informal systems of social control.
Please provide an email address. Any day along Sixth Avenue in the Village, rows of tables congest the sidewalk, piled with reading material for sale—from new books to old magazines retrieved from Dumpsters.
A Scene from Jane Street. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Looks at labeling processes in treatment of the homeless; interrogates the “broken windows” theory of policing. Why this is so involves an intricate pas de deux between the street people and residents.
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Respectability and Masculinity, constructs a nuanced study of the lives of impoverished street vendors in New York’s Greenwich 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.
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. A work that adds much to our understanding of race, poverty, and our reactions to them. Account Options Sign in. Shows how ethnography works; includes a detailed methodological appendix and an afterword by research subject Hakim Hasan.
The Men without Accounts.