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              The Con Men: Hustling in New York City

              The Con Men: Hustling in New York City (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Williams, Terry; Milton, Trevor B.

              • RRP: $57.99
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              This vivid account of hustling in New York City explores the sociological reasons why con artists play their game and the psychological tricks they use to win it. Terry Williams and Trevor B. Milton, two prominent sociologists and ethnographers, spent years with New York con arti...sts to uncover their secrets. The result is an unprecedented view into how con games operate, whether in back alleys and side streets or in police precincts and Wall Street boiler rooms.
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              ISBN 9780231170833
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2017
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Studies in Transgression
              Language (English)
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              The Con Men: Hustling in New York City
               

              The Con Men: Hustling in New York City (Hardback)

              By Williams, Terry; Milton, Trevor B.

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              This vivid account of hustling in New York City explores the sociological reasons why con artists play their game and the psychological tricks they use to win it. Terry Williams and Trevor B. Milton, two prominent sociologists and ethnographers, spent years with New York con arti...sts to uncover their secrets. The result is an unprecedented view into how con games operate, whether in back alleys and side streets or in police precincts and Wall Street boiler rooms.
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              ISBN 9780231170826
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2015
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Studies in Transgression
              Language (English)
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              Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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              Exiled in America: Life on the Margins in a Residential Motel
               

              Exiled in America: Life on the Margins in a Residential Motel (Hardback)

              By Dum, Christopher P.

              • RRP: $113.99
              • $113.99
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              Residential motels have long been a place of last resort for many vulnerable Americans-released prisoners, people with disabilities or mental illness, struggling addicts, the recently homeless, and the working poor. Cast aside by their families and mainstream society, they surviv...e in squalid, unsafe, and demeaning circumstances that few of us can imagine. For a year, the sociologist Christopher P. Dum lived in the Boardwalk Motel to better understand its residents and the varied paths that brought them there. He documented how life in the motel affected their goals and dreams. As told through the voices and experiences of motel residents, Exiled in America paints a portrait of a vibrant community whose members forged identities in response to overwhelming stigma and created meaningful lives despite crushing economic instability. Dum witnessed moments of violence and conflict, as well as those of care and community. Throughout, he presents a powerful counterforce to the myths and stereotypes that often plague marginalized populations. In addition to chronicling daily life at the Boardwalk, Dum also follows local neighborhood efforts to shut the establishment down, leading to a wider analysis of legislative attempts to sanitize shared social space. He suggests meaningful policy changes to address the societal failures that lead to the need for motels such as the Boardwalk. The story of the Boardwalk, and the many motels like it, will concern anyone who cares about the lives of America's most vulnerable citizens.
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              ISBN 9780231176422
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2016
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              Series Studies in Transgression
              Language (English)
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              Views from the Streets: The Transformation of Gangs and Violence on Chicago's South Side
               

              Views from the Streets: The Transformation of Gangs and Violence on Chicago's South Side (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Aspholm, Roberto

              • RRP: $94.99
              • $94.99
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              Views from the Streets explains the dramatic transformation of black street gangs on Chicago's South Side during the early twenty-first century. Drawing on years of community work and in-depth interviews with gang members, Roberto R. Aspholm sheds new light on why gang violence p...ersists and what might be done to address it.
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              ISBN 9780231187732
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2020
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              Series Studies in Transgression
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              Down and Out in New Orleans: Transgressive Living in the Informal Economy
               

              Down and Out in New Orleans: Transgressive Living in the Informal Economy (Hardback)

              By Marina, Peter J.

              • RRP: $113.99
              • $113.99
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              In the years since Hurricane Katrina, modern-day bohemians have flocked to New Orleans but often find themselves skirting poverty. Down and Out in New Orleans follows their journeys, depicting the lives of those on the social fringes as they carve out unique paths in a resilient ...city. Marina does for New Orleans what Orwell did for Paris a century earlier, providing a rigorous, unrelenting, and original glimpse into the subcultures of a city in rapid change.
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              ISBN 9780231178525
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2017
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Studies in Transgression
              Language (English)
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              Enforcing Freedom: Drug Courts, Therapeutic Communities, and the Intimacies of the State
               

              Enforcing Freedom: Drug Courts, Therapeutic Communities, and the Intimacies of the State (Hardback)

              By Kaye, Kerwin

              • Imp. $333.50
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              Kerwin Kaye offers an ethnographic account of drug courts and mandatory treatment centers as a system of coercion, demonstrating how the state uses notions of rehabilitation as a means of social regulation. Enforcing Freedom presents a critical perspective on the punitive side of... criminal-justice reform and points toward alternative paths forward.
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              ISBN 9780231172882
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Studies in Transgression
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              The Gang Paradox: Inequalities and Miracles on the U.S.-Mexico Border
               

              The Gang Paradox: Inequalities and Miracles on the U.S.-Mexico Border (Hardback)

              By Duran, Robert J.

              • Imp. $280.50
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              Robert J. Duran analyzes the impact of deportation, incarceration, and racialized perceptions of criminality on Latino families and youth along the U.S.-Mexico border. He finds significantly less gang membership and activity than common fearmongering claims would have us believe.

              ISBN 9780231181068
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2018
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Studies in Transgression
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              The Gang Paradox: Inequalities and Miracles on the U.S.-Mexico Border
               

              The Gang Paradox: Inequalities and Miracles on the U.S.-Mexico Border (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Duran, Robert J.

              • RRP: $94.99
              • $94.99
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              Robert J. Duran analyzes the impact of deportation, incarceration, and racialized perceptions of criminality on Latino families and youth along the U.S.-Mexico border. He finds significantly less gang membership and activity than common fearmongering claims would have us believe.

              ISBN 9780231181075
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2018
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Studies in Transgression
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              The Age of Lone Wolf Terrorism

              The Age of Lone Wolf Terrorism (Hardback)

              By Hamm, Mark S.; Spaaij, Ramon; Foreword by Cottee, Simon

              • RRP: $86.00
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              Terrorism experts Mark S. Hamm and Ramon Spaaij combine criminological theory with empirical and ethnographic research to map the pathways of lone-wolf radicalization, helping with the identification of suspected individuals and recognizing patterns of indoctrination. Reviewing c...omprehensive data on more than 200 terrorist incidents, Hamm and Spaaij find that a combination of personal and political grievances lead lone wolves to befriend online sympathizers, carefully distinguishing between lone wolves and individuals radicalized within a group dynamic.
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              ISBN 9780231181747
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2017
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              Series Studies in Transgression
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              The Gang Paradox: Inequalities and Miracles on the U.S.-Mexico Border
               

              The Gang Paradox: Inequalities and Miracles on the U.S.-Mexico Border (EPUB ebook)

              By Duran, Robert J.

              Robert J. Duran analyzes the impact of deportation, incarceration, and racialized perceptions of criminality on Latino families and youth along the U.S.-Mexico border. He finds significantly less gang membership and activity than common fearmongering claims would have us believe.

              ISBN 9780231543439
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              Language en
              Released NZ 4 Sep 2018
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              Series Studies in Transgression
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