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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 Citywill expose readers to important works in the field, while also guiding students to the study of method as they embark on their own work.
Richard E. Ocejo is Assistant Professor of Sociology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice o the City University of New York (CUNY), where he teaches research methods and urban sociology. His research uses ethnographic methods to analyze urban and community issues, culture, public space, and work in the contemporary city.
Table of Contents
|Series Foreword||p. x|
|Introduction: Sociology's Urban Explorers||p. 1|
|Data Collection Strategies|
|Being There, Up Close||p. 17|
|Gans, H.J. 1962. "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||p. 25|
|Bourgois, P. 1995. "Families and Children in Pain," In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 259-267; 272-276||p. 32|
|Lloyd, R. 2006. "The Celebrity Neighborhood," Neo-Bohemia: Art and Commerce in the Postindustrial City. New York: Routledge: 123-143||p. 41|
|Pattillo, M. 2008. "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||p. 53|
|Pérez, G. M. 2004. "Los de Afuera, Transnationalism, and the Cultural Politics of Identity," The Near Northwest Side Story. Berkeley: University of California Press: 92-94; 96-110.||p. 54|
|Being on the Job||p. 79|
|Duneier, M. 1999. "A Christmas on Sixth Avenue," Sidewalk. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 253-256; 260-279.||p. 87|
|Moskos, P. 2008. "The Corner: Life on the Streets," Cop in the Hood: My Year Policing Baltimore's Eastern District. Princeton: Princeton University Press: 64-66; 77-88||p. 100|
|Grazian, D. 2003. "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||p. 107|
|Wynn, J.R. 2005. "Guiding Practices: Storytelling Tricks for Reproducing the Urban Landscape," Qualitative Sociology, 28, 4: 399-400; 404-413||p. 118|
|Trimbur, L. 2011. "'Tough Love': Mediation and Articulation in the Urban Boxing Gym," Ethnography, 12, 3: 334-336; 339-343; 346-350||p. 127|
|Bender, C. 2003. "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||p. 138|
|Relationships with Participants|
|Crossing Boundaries||p. 149|
|Whyte, W.F. 1943. "Doc and His Boys," Street Corner Society: The Social Structure of an Italian Slum. Chicago: University of Chicago Press: 14-25.||p. 157|
|Liebow, E. 1967. "Men and Jobs," Tally's Corner: A Study of Negro Streetcorner Men. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company: 61-71||p. 164|
|Stack, C. 1974. "The Flats" and "Swapping: What Goes Around Comes Around," All Our Kin. New York: Basic Books: 11-17; 32-43||p. 169|
|Venkatesh, S. 2002. "'Doin' the Hustle': Constructing the Ethnographer in the American Ghetto," Ethnography, 3, 1: 91-92; 96-103.||p. 179|
|Cavan, S. 1966. "The Marketplace Bar," Liquor License: An Ethnography of Bar Behavior. Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company: 171-177; 193-200||p. 186|
|Auyero, J. & Swistun, D. 2009. "The Compound and the Neighborhood," Flammable: Environmental Suffering in an Argentine Shantytown. Oxford: Oxford University Press: 28-31; 32-44||p. 194|
|Doing the Right Thing||p. 207|
|Humphreys, L. 1975. "The People Next Door," Tearoom Trade: Impersonal Sex in Public Places. Piscataway: Aldine Transactions: 106-111; 114-122||p. 216|
|Ferrell, J. 1993. "Denver Graffiti and the Syndicate Scene," Crimes of Style: Urban Graffiti and the Politics of Criminality. Boston: Northeastern University Press: 21-26; 49-53||p. 225|
|Contreras, R. 2009. "'Damn, Yo-Who's That Girl?' An Ethnographic Analysis of Masculinity in Drug Robberies," Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 38, 4: 465-466; 474-483||p. 231|
|Copyright Acknowledgments||p. 249|
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