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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Account Options Sign in. There was a problem adding your email address. An exceptional ethnography marked by clarity and candor, Sideewalk 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.
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Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. 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. Selected pages Title Page.
Be the first to discover new talent! Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Mitchell DuneierOvie Carter. Sidewalk is an excellent supplementary text for a range of courses: Still they rankle and are often the object of police harassment and government sanctions. 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.
And on and on. Afterword by Hakim Hasan. Shows how ethnography works; includes a detailed methodological appendix and an afterword by research subject Hakim Hasan. While Duneier’s lens is academic, he shows real people behind the street masks.
The sellers are mostly black men; many are homeless, drug addicts, alcoholics. Any day along Sixth Avenue in the Village, rows duneoer tables congest duneieer sidewalk, piled with reading material for sale—from new books to old magazines retrieved from Dumpsters.
Sidewalk Mitchell Duneier Limited preview – Macmillan- Social Science – pages. Duneier spent five years with these sjdewalk, 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. Selected pages Table of Contents. Why this is so involves an intricate pas de deux between the street people and residents. Breaking down disciplinary boundaries, Sidewalk shows how books and sideewalk are received and interpreted in discussions among working-class people on the sidewalk; it shows how cultural knowledge is deployed by duneiier and scavengers to generate subsistence in aidewalk space.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux. This fascinating study reveals today’s urban life in all its complexity: An important study of the heart and mind of the street, Sidewalk also features an insightful afterword by longtime book vendor Hakim Hasan. Macmillan- Social Science – pages. Because the street people urinate in the street, local merchants assume they are not the type of people to be allowed into their establishments.
Looks at labeling processes in treatment of the homeless; interrogates the “broken windows” theory of policing. Please provide an email address. 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.
They are not an aimless gathering of down-and-outers, but a complex world of norms and self-regulation, of variegated attitudes and self-images. An important study of the heart and mind of the street, Sidewalk also features an insightful afterword by longtime book vendor Hakim Hasan. His aim is to have us really begin to see such men.
Asks how public space is used and contested by men and women, blacks and whites, rich and poor, and how street life and political economy interact.
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Sidewalk Mitchell Duneier Limited preview – The Men without Accounts.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim’s Table, A Scene from Jane Street. While Duneier’s lens is academic, he shows real people behind the street masks.
Untangles race, class, and gender as they work together on the street. Underlying all of this, Duneier argues carefully, is the fear of black men in social spaces. This fascinating study reveals today’s urban life in all its complexity: Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim’s Table, offers In this, he is ably assisted by the numerous photographs by Pulitzer-winner Ovie Carter illustrating the people, places, and predicaments of which Duneier writes.
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