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Description - Gang Leader for a Day by Sudhir Venkatesh

First introduced in "Freakonomics," here is the full story of Sudhir Venkatesh, the sociology graduate student who infiltrated one of Chicago's most notorious gangs.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143114932
ISBN-10: 014311493X
Format: Paperback
(213mm x 139mm x 17mm)
Pages: 302
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sudhir Venkatesh

SUDHIR VENKATESH is William B. Ransford Professor of Sociology at Columbia University. He has written extensively about American poverty and is currently working on a project comparing the urban poor in France and the United States. His writings, stories, and documentaries have appeared in The American Prospect, This American Life, The Source, PBS, and National Public Radio. Venkatesh's latest book, Floating City: A Rogue Sociologist Lost and Found in New York's Underground Economy, was published in September 2013 by The Penguin Press.

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