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TitleEthnography and the city : readings on doing urban fieldwork
Author edited by, Richard E. Ocejo
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2013
Descript ix, 254 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

SUMMARY

The only collection of its kind on the market, this reader gathers the work of some of the most esteemed urban ethnographers in sociology and anthropology. Broken down into sections that cover key aspects of ethnographic research, Ethnography and the City will expose readers to important works in the field, while also guiding students to the study of method as they embark on their own work. -- From first page of the book


CONTENT

Being there--up close: introduction / Richard E. Ocejo -- Redevelopment of the West End / H.J. Gans -- Families and children in pain / P. Bourgois -- The celebrity neighborhood / R. Lloyd -- The black bourgeoisie meets the truly disadvantaged / M. Pattillo -- Los de afuera: transnationalism and the cultural politics of identity / G.M. Pérez -- Being on the job: introduction / Richard E. Ocejo -- A Christmas on Sixth Avenue / M. Duneier -- The corner: life on the streets / P. Moskos -- Like therapy: the blues club as a haven / D. Grazian -- Guiding practices: storytelling tricks for reproducing the urban landscape / J.R. Wynn -- Tough love: mediation and articulation in the urban boxing gymn / L. Trimbur -- What we talk about when we talk about religion / C. Bender -- Crossing boundaries / Richard E. Ocejo -- Doc and his boys / W.F. Whyte -- Men and jobs / E. Liebow -- The flats and swapping: what goes around comes around / C. Stack -- Doin' the hustle: constructing the ethnographer in the American ghetto / S. Venkatesh -- The marketplace bar / S. Cavan -- The compound and the neighborhood / J. Auyero and D. Swistun -- Doing the right thing: introduction / Richard E. Ocejo -- The people next door / L. Humphreys -- Denver graffiti and the syndicate scene / J. Ferrell -- "Damn, Yo-- Who's that girl?": an ethnographic analysis of masculinity in drug robberies / R. Contreras.


Ethnology -- Research Urban anthropology -- Fieldwork Sociology Urban -- Fieldwork Urban anthropology -- Methodology Sociology Urban -- Methodology City and town life

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