In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio

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In this compelling study of the crack business in East Harlem, Philippe Bourgois argues that a cultural struggle for respect has led some residents of 'El Barrio' away from the legal job market, and into a downward spiral of crime and poverty. During his many years living in the neighborhood, Bourgois eventually gained the confianza of enough Barrio residents to present their hopes, plans, and disappointments in their own words. The result is an engaging and often disturbing look at the problems of the inner-city, America's ...

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In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio
2002, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521017114

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2002, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio
1996, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio
1995, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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