Sudhir Venkatesh "Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets"
Penguin Books | English | December 30, 2008 | ISBN: 014311493X | 320 pages | azw, epub, lrf, mobi | 3,7 mb
This book is as riveting an academic research report as you are ever likely to read. In Freakonomics, many people were fascinated by a section that described how most crack cocaine dealers lived at home with their mothers. Why? They make less money than minimum wage. The source of that factoid was research conducted on site by Sudhir Venkatesh, author of Gang Leader for a Day, who describes in this book how he did that research and came to make decisions one day for part of the Black Kings gang in Chicago.