Very repetitive. Could have been at least 50% shorter and still made the author's points.
After reading this tome, I don't understand any better than I did the dysfunction... Read more
excellent ethnography of a neighborhood I used to drive past on my way to high school in Philly. Excellent condition too. Thanks!Published 6 days ago by Jerrbear
This book will show you that life on the other side of the tracks is really a different world. I have a new appreciation for what some black communities experience. Read morePublished 8 days ago by AnAnimal
This is a fabulous book. I was seriously unable to put it down, and I woke up wanting to read more. It reads like the personal journal of a professional researcher who is deeply... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Tina Hunter
Goffman's book is a horrific insight into the worlds in which far too many Americans live. And, it is a brilliantly written book.Published 13 days ago by Amazon Customer
If we have Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: The Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex one can could say Alice Goffman’s On The Run is “Whites are from Mars, and... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Carlos
Violent crime against one's neighbors does nothing to reverse any abusive police practices or entrenched racism. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jonathan S.
This is a first-hand account of how mass incarceration perpetuates crime, increases recidivism, and distorts personal relations. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tom Wood