An Analysis of Philippe Bourgois's Anthropological Book in Search of Respect

An Analysis of Philippe Bourgois's Anthropological Book in Search of Respect

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Essay from the year 2010 in the subject Ethnology / Cultural Anthropology, grade: 1, Massey University, New Zealand, language: English, abstract: This essay will explore the anthropological work of Philippe Bourgois's book In search of respect. The book is an ethnographic study of social marginalisation amongst a predominately Puerto Rican community living in El Barrio, a neighbourhood in East Harlem, New York. Bourgois spend five years living in the community and compiling his work on the lives of Puerto Rican drug dealers, their friends and girlfriends (Bourgois, 2003).
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  • Paperback | 12 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 1mm | 41g
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 3656504253
  • 9783656504252
  • 1,167,124