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PENGUIN GROUP USA "Gang Leader for a Day" Book

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  • Age group and grade: Ages 18+ years and grades adult
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets"
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PENGUIN GROUP USA "Gang Leader for a Day" Book narrates the full story of a young sociologist whose infiltration of a Chicago drug gang was originally introduced and is written by Sudhir Venkatesh.

PENGUIN GROUP USA "Gang Leader for a Day" Book describes the author's grad student idealism and his friendship with gang leader JT. Book tells the story of the complicated friendship that develops between Venkatesh and JT.

  • Age group and grade: Ages 18+ years and grades adult
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets"
  • Author: Sudhir Venkatesh
  • Subject: Social scientists and psychologists/biography - general
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/30/2008
  • Size: 8.4"H x 5.4"W x 0.7"D
  • Audience: General
  • Examining the morally ambiguous, highly intricate and often corrupt struggle to survive in an urban war zone
  • It is an absolutely incredible book
  • Including the challenges confronting parents in a drug-infested and violent social environment, is disturbing
  • Story of the complicated friendship that develops between Venkatesh and JT - 2 young and ambitious men a universe apart
  • Reminds us that there continue to be separate and unequal americas that ultimately impact us all
  • Rich with original information and insights on poor families, drug dealers and even the police
Specifications
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages in Book 320
Book Language English
Book Reading Level Graduate School
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