In Search of Respect

Selling Crack in El Barrio
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Current format, Book, 1995, In-library use only.
Current format, Book, 1995, In-library use only. Offered in 0 more formats
In this compelling study of the crack business in East Harlem, Philippe Bourgois argues that a cultural struggle for respect has led some residents of 'El Barrio' away from the legal job market, and into a downward spiral of crime and poverty. During his many years living in the neighborhood, Bourgois eventually…

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