Goffman, Alice,

On the run : fugitive life in an American city / Alice Goffman. - First Picador edition. - xvi, 279 pages ; 21 cm

"First published in the United States by The University of Chicago Press"--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references.

The 6th Street Boys and their legal entanglements -- The art of running -- When the police knock your door in -- Turning legal troubles into personal resources -- The social life of criminalized young people -- The market in protections and privileges -- Clean people -- Conclusion : A fugitive community -- Epilogue : Leaving 6th Street.

9781250065667 1250065666


Criminal justice, Administration of--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
African American youth--Legal status, laws, etc.--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
African American youth--Social conditions.--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Discrimination in criminal justice administration--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Racial profiling in law enforcement--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Imprisonment--Social aspects--United States.
Brottslighet--sociala aspekter.
Fängelsestraff--sociala aspekter.
Afro-amerikaner.


Förenta staterna--Pennsylvania.

HV9956.P53 / G64 2015

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