Gang Leader for a Day
A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets
ISBN10: 014311493X ISBN13: 9780143114932 Publisher: Penguin Group USA Published: Dec 30 2008 Pages: 302 Weight: 0.64lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
Recounts the full story of a young sociologist whose infiltration of a Chicago drug gang was originally introduced in the work Freakonomics, in a firsthand account that describes the author's grad student idealism, his friendship with gang leader JT, and his seven-year witness to the organization's complex crack-selling trade. Reprint.