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In this revelatory book, Sudhir Venkatesh takes us into Maquis Park, a poor black neighbourhood in Chicago's Southside, to explore the desperate, dangerous and remarkable ways in which a community survives.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674030718
ISBN-10: 0674030710
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 30mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 17-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh

Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh is Professor of Sociology and African-American Studies at Columbia University. He is the author of American Project: The Rise and Fall of a Modern Ghetto (Harvard).