Floating City: Hustlers, Strivers, Dealers, Call Girls and Other Lives in Illicit New York

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After his insider's study of Chicago crack gangs electrified the academy, Columbia University sociologist Sudhir Venkatesh spent a decade immersed in New York's underbelly, observing the call girls, drug dealers, prostitutes and other strivers that make up this booming underground economy. Amidst the trust-funder cocktail parties, midtown strip clubs, and immigrant-run sex shops, he discovers a surprisingly fluid and dynamic social world - one that can be found in global cities everywhere - as traditional boundaries between ...

Floating City: Hustlers, Strivers, Dealers, Call Girls and Other Lives in Illicit New York 2014, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141977393

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Floating City: Hustlers, Strivers, Dealers, Call Girls and Other Lives in Illicit New York 2013, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780241002759

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