Based on nearly a decade of fieldwork in Chicago's Robert Taylor Homes, this study presents an account of daily life in an American public housing complex.
Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh is Professor of Sociology and African-American Studies at Columbia University.
Foreword Preface Introduction 1. A Place to Call Home 2. Doing the Hustle 3. "What's It Like to Be in Hell?" 4. Tenants Face Off with the Gang 5. Street-Gang Diplomacy 6. The Beginning of the End of a Modern Ghetto Author's Note Notes Acknowledgments Index
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