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On the run : [electronic resource] : fugitive life in an American city / Alice Goffman.

Author/Creator:
Goffman, Alice, author.
Publication:
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xiv, 277 pages)
Series:
Fieldwork encounters and discoveries.
Fieldwork encounters and discoveries
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Subjects:
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
African American youth -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
African American youth -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Social conditions.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Racial profiling in law enforcement -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Imprisonment -- Social aspects -- United States.
Contents:
The 6th Street boys and their legal entanglements
Techniques for evading the authorities
When the police knock your door in
Turning legal troubles into personal resources
The social life of criminalized young people
The market in protections and privileges
Clean people
Conclusion: a fugitive community
Epilogue: leaving 6th Street.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
EBSCOhost
Other format:
Print version: Goffman, Alice, author. On the run
ISBN:
9780226136851 (electronic bk.)
022613685X (electronic bk.)
9780226136714
022613671X
9781306563697
1306563690
Publisher Number:
99962479290
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.