Cracks in the pavement : social change and resilience in poor neighborhoods / Martín Sánchez-Jankowski.
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2008.
xiv, 487 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 443-466) and index.
A theory of life, social change, and preservation in poor neighborhoods -- Give me shelter : competing agendas for life in public housing -- A living refuge : social change and preservation in the housing project -- Provisions for life : making the mom-and-pop store a neighborhood institution -- Taking care of business : social change and preservation in the mom-and-pop store -- Not just a clip joint : hair shops and the institution of grooming -- Life on the edge : social change and preservation in the hair shop -- The gang's all here : fathering a bastard institution -- All in the family : mothering the gang as a bastard institution -- Whither the neighborhood high school? Contending roles and functions -- School works : the dynamics of two production lines.