An outsider looking in jan 3rd 2008 but with “gang leader for a day” he has attempted a memoir, describing the seven years he spent following jt and others the result is a rich. Sociology midterm 2 inequality and stratification, race and ethnicity, gender, gang leader for a day by sudhir vankatesh there is a legacy of research done this way—more appropriately a slightly less valued methodology sociologist takes to the streets -he was gang leader for a day and best title from the book chapters. Praise for gang leader for a day: a rogue sociologist takes to the streets gang leader for a day is not another voyeuristic look into the supposedly tawdry, disorganized life of the black poor venkatesh entered the chicago gang world at the height of the crack epidemic and what he found was a tightly organized community, held together by.
Thus, some crime represents a rational response by the poor to the unequal distribution of resources in society true __________ are anything valued in a society, ranging from money and property to medical care and education. • clampet-lundquist, s 2007 “no more ‘bois ball: the impact of relocation from public housing on adolescents” journal of adolescent research, 22, 3, 298 – 323 gang leader for a day: a rogue sociologist takes to the streets” sociological forum, 24, 1, 202 - 204 susan clampet-lundquist 4 wt grant foundation qualitative.
The cover image of his latest book, gang leader for a day: a rogue sociologist takes to the streets, could almost work for a gangster-rap album venkatesh first visited chicago’s lake park projects as a grad student in 1989, dressed like a deadhead and carrying a questionnaire. Sudhir is intrigued he walks home from the projects, does some research, and decides to seek jt out again thus begins the long relationship between sudhir and jt, leader of the gang jt introduces sudhir to the community within the projects and sudhir gets to understand first hand the inner workings of a gang.
Gang leader for a day audiobook, by sudhir venkatesh the story of the young sociologist who studied a chicago crack-dealing gang from the inside captured the world's attention when it was first described in freakonomics. Gang leader for a day a rogue sociologist takes to the streets by sudhir venkatesh available in hardcover on powellscom, also read synopsis and reviews first introduced in freakonomics, here is the full story of sudhir venkatesh, the sociology graduate.
Sudhir venkatesh becomes 'gang leader for a day' after infiltrating one of chicago's most notorious gangs, sociologist sudhir venkatesh stayed for seven years, getting to know the dealers and pimps his new book gives an insider's view of gang culture. Start studying sociology exam 1 learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools search main points of gang leader for a day conflict--poverty/racism result from capitalism, residential segregation, unequal # of opportunities, crime, gangs are rational responses to limited choice.
Venkatesh also authored a 2008 book titled, gang leader for a day: a rogue sociologist takes to the streets the book chronicles the life of urban poor in chicago, particularly the robert taylor homes and the gang, black gangster disciples, whose leader jt he befriended (jt was renamed in the book for anonymity. The hardcover of his best-selling book, “gang leader for a day: a rogue sociologist takes to the streets,” released in 2008, features a full-length photo of him looking tough in jeans and a.