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Harlem Supers: The Social Life of a Community in Transition

Harlem Supers: The Social Life of a Community in Transition
  

Superintendents play a large role in the formation of relationships and networks within their neighborhood; and yet, no study in social science has focused on them. Williams closes this knowledge gap through ethnographic fieldwork, providing an in-depth analysis of the daily life... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781349562411
Barcode 9781349562411
Published 3 February 2016 by Palgrave Macmillan
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 1st ed. 2016
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Author(s) By Williams, Terry
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ISBN-13 9781349562411
ISBN-10 1349562416
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Imprint Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Date 3 February 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 1st ed. 2016
Edition 1st ed. 2016th
Author(s) By Williams, Terry
Category Social Institutions
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Immigration & Emigration
Social Classes
Urban Communities
Number of Pages 243
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 14mm
Weight 3,261g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Janitors - New York State - New York, Harlem New York, NY - Social life and customs, Harlem New York, NY - Social conditions, Migration, Sociology, Urban
NBS Text Sociology & Anthropology: Professional
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 305.80097471
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Superintendents play a large role in the formation of relationships and networks within their neighborhood; and yet, no study in social science has focused on them. Williams closes this knowledge gap through ethnographic fieldwork, providing an in-depth analysis of the daily life of superintendents in the lower Harlem area in New York City.

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Author's Bio

Terry Williams is Fellow at Yale University, USA, and Professor at the New School for Social Research, USA.

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