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The Resource Floating city : a rogue sociologist lost and found in New York's underground economy, Sudhir Venkatesh

Floating city : a rogue sociologist lost and found in New York's underground economy, Sudhir Venkatesh

Label
Floating city : a rogue sociologist lost and found in New York's underground economy
Title
Floating city
Title remainder
a rogue sociologist lost and found in New York's underground economy
Statement of responsibility
Sudhir Venkatesh
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Based on Venkatesh's interviews with New York City prostitutes and socialites, immigrants and academics, high end drug bosses and street-level dealers, "Floating City" exposes the underground as the city's true engine of social transformation and economic prosperity--revealing a wholly unprecedented vision of New York. A remarkable memoir of sociological investigation
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Venkatesh, Sudhir Alladi
Dewey number
92
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Venkatesh, Sudhir Alladi
  • Informal sector (Economics)
  • Sociology, Urban
Label
Floating city : a rogue sociologist lost and found in New York's underground economy, Sudhir Venkatesh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When worlds collide -- New York, New York -- The shifting ground beneath your feet -- Moving on up -- Sex is a passport -- Adventures in role playing -- Boundary issues -- Exit strategies
Control code
ocn830206106
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780143125792
Lccn
2013007700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Floating city : a rogue sociologist lost and found in New York's underground economy, Sudhir Venkatesh
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When worlds collide -- New York, New York -- The shifting ground beneath your feet -- Moving on up -- Sex is a passport -- Adventures in role playing -- Boundary issues -- Exit strategies
Control code
ocn830206106
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780143125792
Lccn
2013007700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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