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No way out: precarious living in the shadow of poverty and drug dealing

Introduction : precarious living -- Jonathan's world -- Drug-dealing careers -- The rise and fall of Lyford Street -- Snitching, gossip, and the power of information -- The politics of murder and revenge -- Collective punishment : black men's reflections on everyday life in Bristol Hill --...

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Main Author: Duck, Waverly
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago [u.a.] The Univ. of Chicago Press 2015
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Summary:Introduction : precarious living -- Jonathan's world -- Drug-dealing careers -- The rise and fall of Lyford Street -- Snitching, gossip, and the power of information -- The politics of murder and revenge -- Collective punishment : black men's reflections on everyday life in Bristol Hill -- Benita's story : coping with poverty in the age of welfare reform -- Conclusion : understanding everyday life in the shadow of poverty and drug dealing
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:xi, 153 S 23 cm
ISBN:9780226297903
9780226298061