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Selling Crack in El Barrio. Philippe Bourgois, San Francisco State University. Series: Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences (10). In Search of Respect by Philippe Bourgois, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In Search of Respect has ratings and reviews. Sarah said: An incredible ethnography about life in the Puerto Rican slums in New York. Bourgois.
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Many of his books and articles have been translated for foreign publication. Add to basket Add to wishlist Description In Search of Respect, Philippe Bourgeois in search of respect now-classic, ethnographic study of social marginalization in inner-city America, won critical acclaim after it was first published in and in was awarded the Margaret Mead Award.
In Search of Respect by Philippe Bourgois
An anthropologist at San Francisco State University, Bourgois spent four years living and hanging out with a group of small-time crack dealers in East Harlem, taping bourgeois in search of respect of hours of conversation.
The book is a chronicle of their childhood memories, their schooldays, their attempts to work in the legal economy, their families and love affairs.
It is occasionally shocking. There are graphic accounts of gang rapes, for example, and seemingly endless accounts of husbands beating up wives and pregnant women taking crack. To Bourgois, everyone seeks respect.
- Malcolm Gladwell reviews ‘In Search of Respect’ by Philippe Bourgois · LRB 4 July
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And when presented with the choice of having money to feed the family and pay the rent through illicit sources versus working a dead-end job that garners bourgeois in search of respect respect or prospects of upward mobility, the choice to make is very clear. Bourgois rails against solutions that superficially takes on the problems in El Barrio.