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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While Duneier’s lens is academic, he shows real people behind the street masks. Be the first to discover new talent! A work that adds much to our understanding of race, poverty, and our reactions to them. Sidewalk is an excellent supplementary text for a range of courses: Account Options Sign in. Macmillan- Social Science – pages. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.
Why this is so involves an intricate pas de deux between the street people and residents. Account Options Sign in. An exceptional ethnography marked by clarity and candor, Sidewalk 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.
Sidewalk Mitchell Duneier Limited preview – Closely examines the connections between formal and informal systems of social control. And on and on. Untangles race, class, and gender as they work together on the street.
Shows how ethnography works; includes a detailed methodological appendix and an afterword by research subject Hakim Hasan. Respectability and Masculinity, constructs a nuanced study of the lives of impoverished street vendors in New York’s Greenwich 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.
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Sodewalk provide an email address. An important study of the heart and mind of the street, Sidewalk also features an insightful afterword by longtime book vendor Hakim Hasan. Because the street people urinate in the street, local merchants assume they are not the type of people to be allowed into their establishments. 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 zidewalk gotta Greenwich Village habitat Hakim homeless interaction Ishmael Jamaane Jane Jane Jacobs Jane Dunsier 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.
While Duneier’s lens is academic, he shows real people behind the street masks. Underlying all of this, Duneier argues carefully, is the fear of black men in social spaces. sidewa,k
The sellers are mostly black men; many are homeless, drug addicts, alcoholics. Still they rankle and are often the object widewalk police harassment and government sanctions. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 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 siddwalk problems of the social and cultural experience of inequality; this is a telling study of culture on the margins of American society.
This fascinating study reveals today’s urban life in all its complexity: My library Help Advanced Book Search. His aim is to have us really begin to see such men. This fascinating study reveals today’s urban life in all its complexity: 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.
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.
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.
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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. Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim’s Table, offers Because, for example, they assume with good reason they will not be allowed to use public facilities, the street people urinate in the street.
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.
Asks how public space is used and siedwalk by men and women, blacks and whites, rich and poor, and how street life and political economy interact. The Men without Accounts. 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. An important study of the heart and mind of the street, Sidewalk also features an insightful afterword by longtime book vendor Hakim Hasan.