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Gang Leader for a Day

A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets

by Sudhir Venkatesh

A New York Times BestsellerForeword by Stephen J. Dubner, coauthor of Freakonomics When first-year graduate student Sudhir Venkatesh walked into an abandoned building in one of Chicago’s most notorious housing projects, he hoped to find a few people willing to take a multiple-choice survey on urban poverty--and impress his professors with his bold...
Publish Date
2008
December 29
Goodreads rating
4.04
ISBN
9780143114932
Tags
biographymemoirhistoryreferencesciencesociology
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