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Author Goffman, Alice, author.

Title On the run : fugitive life in an American city / Alice Goffman.

Publication Info. Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    364.3496 GOF    Available
Description xiv, 277 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Fieldwork encounters and discoveries
Fieldwork encounters and discoveries.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-277).
Contents The 6th Street boys and their legal entanglements -- The art of running -- When the police knock your door in -- Turning legal troubles into personal resources -- The social life of criminalized young people -- The market in protections and privileges -- Clean people -- Conclusion: a fugitive community -- Epilogue: leaving 6th Street -- Appendix. A methodological note.
Subject Criminal justice, Administration of -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
African American youth -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
African American youth -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Social conditions.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Racial profiling in law enforcement -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Imprisonment -- Social aspects -- United States.
ISBN 9780226136714 (hardcover: alkaline paper) $25.00
022613671X (hardcover: alkaline paper)

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