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Ethnography and the city : readings on doing urban fieldwork

edited by Richard E. Ocejo.
  • New York : Routledge, 2013.
  • ix, 254 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Series
Summary
  • Previously published articles grouped by the issues they raise in matters of procedure and fieldwork, each group preceded by a chapter dealing with these issues.
Contents
  • note: pt. I DATA COLLECTION STRATEGIES
  • Section I Being There, Up Close
  • Introduction / Richard E. Ocejo
  • 1. "Redevelopment of the West End," The Urban Villagers: Group and Class in the Life of Italian-Americans. New York: The Free Press: 281; 288-298 / H. J. Gans
  • 2. "Families and Children in Pain," In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 259-267; 272-276 / P. Bourgois
  • 3. "The Celebrity Neighborhood," Neo-Bohemia: Art and Commerce in the Postindustrial City. New York: Routledge: 123-143 / R. Lloyd
  • 4. "The Black Bourgeoisie Meets the Truly Disadvantaged," Black on the Block: The Politics of Race and Class in the City. Chicago: University of Chicago Press: 86-100 / M. Pattillo
  • 5. "Los de Afuera, Transnationalism, and the Cultural Politics of Identity," The Near Northwest Side Story. Berkeley. University of California Press: 92-94; 96-110 / G. M. Perez
  • Section II Being on the Job
  • Introduction / Richard E. Ocejo
  • 6. "A Christmas on Sixth Avenue," Sidewalk. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 253-256; 260-279 / M. Duneier
  • 7. "The Corner: Life on the Streets," Cop in the Hood: My Year Policing Baltimore's Eastern District. Princeton: Princeton / P. Moskos
  • University Press: 64-66; 77-88
  • 8. "Like Therapy: The Blues Club as a Haven," Blue Chicago: The Search for Authenticity in Urban Blues Clubs. Chicago: University of Chicago Press: 87-90; 105-116 / D. Grazian
  • 9. "Guiding Practices: Storytelling Tricks for Reproducing the Urban Landscape," Qualitative Sociology, 28, 4: 399-400; 404-413 / J. R. Wynn
  • 10. "`Tough Love': Mediation and Articulation in the Urban Boxing Gym," Ethnography, 12, 3: 334-336; 339-343; 346-350 / L. Trimbur
  • 11. "What We Talk about When We Talk about Religion," Heaven's Kitchen: Living Religion at God's Love We Deliver. Chicago: University of Chicago Press: 92-103 / C. Bender
  • pt. II RELATIONSHIPS WITH PARTICIPANTS
  • Section I Crossing Boundaries
  • Introduction / Richard E. Ocejo
  • 12. "Doc and His Boys," Street Corner Society: The Social Structure of an Italian Slum. Chicago: University of Chicago Press: 14-25 / W. F. Whyte
  • 13. "Men and Jobs," Tally's Corner: A Study of Negro Streetcorner Men. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company: 61-71 / E. Liebow
  • 14. "The Flats" and "Swapping: What Goes Around Comes Around," All Our Kin. New York: Basic Books: 11-17; 32-43 / C. Stack
  • 15. "`Doin' the Hustle': Constructing the Ethnographer in the American Ghetto," Ethnography, 3, 1: 91-92; 96-103 / S. Venkatesh
  • 16. "The Marketplace Bar," Liquor License: An Ethnography of Bar Behavior. Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company. 171-177; 193-200 / S. Cavan
  • 17. "The Compound and the Neighborhood," Flammable: Environmental Suffering in an Argentine Shantytown. Oxford: Oxford University Press: 28-31; 32-44 / D. Swistun
  • Section II Doing the Right Thing
  • Introduction / Richard E. Ocejo
  • 18. "The People Next Door," Tearoom Trade: Impersonal Sex in Public Places. Piscataway: Aldine Transactions: 106-111; 114-122 / L. Humphreys
  • 19. "Denver Graffiti and the Syndicate Scene," Crimes of Style: Urban Graffiti and the Politics of Criminality. Boston: Northeastern University Press: 21-26; 49-53 / J. Ferrell
  • 20. "`Damn, Yo---Who's That Girl?' An Ethnographic-Analysis of Masculinity in Drug Robberies," Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 38, 4:465-466; 474-483 / R. Contreras.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9780415808378 (hardback)
  • 0415808375 (hardback)
  • 9780415808385 (pbk.)
  • 0415808383 (pbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2012022256
  • OCLC: 746838027
  • OCLC: 746838027