Renegade dreams : living through injury in gangland Chicago / Laurence Ralph.

Author
Ralph, Laurence [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2014.
  • ©2014
Description
xx, 250 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction : the underside of injury, or, How to dream like a renegade -- Field notes : late death -- Development, or, Why grandmothers ally with the gang -- Field notes : early funerals -- Nostalgia, or, The stories the gang tells about itself -- Field notes : inside jokes -- Authenticity, or, Why people can't leave the gang -- Field notes : getting in -- Disability, or, Why a gang leader helps stop the violence -- Field notes : resilience -- Disease, or, How a will to survive helps healing -- Field notes : framing -- Conclusion : the frame, or, how to get out of an isolated space -- Postscript : a renegade dream come true.
ISBN
  • 9780226032689 (cloth : alkaline paper)
  • 022603268X (cloth : alkaline paper)
  • 9780226032719 (paperback : alkaline paper)
  • 022603271X (paperback : alkaline paper)
LCCN
2013048756
OCLC
869588995
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