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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In this, sidewa,k is ably assisted by the numerous photographs by Pulitzer-winner Ovie Carter illustrating the people, places, and predicaments of which Duneier writes. Looks at labeling processes in treatment of the homeless; interrogates the “broken windows” theory of policing.
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Sidewalk Mitchell Duneier Limited preview – 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.
While Duneier’s lens is academic, he shows real people behind the street masks. 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. Common terms and phrases African-American Alice asked Hakim bathroom behavior Billy block Blockbuster Video book vendors broken windows Business Improvement District Butteroll called Christmas conversation Conversation Analysis crack customers dollars drug ethnographic feel Fixing Broken Windows Fuck give gonna gotta Greenwich Village habitat Hakim homeless interaction Ishmael Jamaane Jane Jane Jacobs Jane Street Jerome Keith kind Listen lives look magazine vendors Marvin and Ron Mitch Mitchell Duneier Mudrick Muhammad neighborhood never newsstand Okay Ovie Carter panhandlers pedestrians Pennsylvania Station person police officers Press problem public character race responded restaurant Romps Ron’s scavengers sell shit sidewalk Sixth Avenue sleep sometimes space station street stuff subway table watcher talk tape recorder tell There’s things tion told trash trying understand unhoused urinate vending walk woman women written matter written-matter Yeah York City.
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Selected pages Table of Contents. 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.
His aim is to have us really begin to see such men.
An important study of the heart and mind of the street, Sidewalk also features an insightful afterword by longtime book vendor Hakim Hasan. My library Help Advanced Book Search. This fascinating study reveals today’s urban life in all its complexity: Selected pages Title Page.
Account Options Sign in. 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 euneier and well-being of the Village. And on and on.
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. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.
Still they rankle and are often the object of police harassment and government sanctions. Dunwier- Social Science – pages. 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.
Sidewalk demonstrates the connections between culture and human agency and innovation; it interrogates distinctions between legitimate subcultures and deviant xuneier it illustrates conflicts over cultural diversity in public space; and, ultimately, it shows how conflicts over meaning are central to social life.
Sidewalk is an excellent supplementary text for a range of courses: Sivewalk examines the connections between formal and informal systems of social control. Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim’s Table, Mitchell DuneierOvie Carter. This fascinating study reveals today’s urban life in all its complexity: Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim’s Tableoffers an accessible and compelling group portrait of runeier poor black men who make their livelihoods on the sidewalks of Greenwich Village selling secondhand goods, panhandling, and scavenging books and magazines.
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Underlying all of this, Duneier argues carefully, is the fear of black men in social spaces. Untangles race, class, and gender as they work together on the street. An important study of the heart and mind of the street, Sidewalk also features an insightful afterword by longtime book vendor Hakim Hasan.
Afterword by Hakim Hasan. A work that adds much to our understanding of race, poverty, and our reactions to them.
Documents of Life 2: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Please provide an email address. Shows how to make important links between micro and macro; how a research project works; how sociology can transform common sense. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Account Options Sign in. 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.