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The Social Order of the Slum: Ethnicity and Territory in the Inner City

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While he did the research for this book, Gerald Suttles lived for almost three years in the high-delinquency area around Hull House on Chicago's New West Side. He came to know it intimately and was welcomed by its residents, who are Italian, Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Negro. Suttles contends that the residents of a slum neighborhood have a set of standards for behavior tha ...more
Paperback, 266 pages
Published August 15th 1970 by University Of Chicago Press
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