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American Project

The Rise and Fall of a Modern Ghetto

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$33.00 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674008304

Publication Date: 04/15/2002

Academic Trade

360 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • 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

Awards & Accolades

  • 2000 Association of American Publishers PSP Award for Excellence, Sociology and Anthropology Category
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