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Author Ferrell, Jeff.
Title Ethnography At The Edge: Crime, Deviance, and Field Research.
Imprint [Place of publication not identified] : University Press of New England, 2016.

Author Ferrell, Jeff.
Subject Criminal anthropology -- Research.
Criminal anthropology -- Fieldwork.
Criminal behavior -- Research.
Deviant behavior -- Research.
Alt Name Hamm, Mark S.
Description 1 online resource
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Contents Cover; Title Page; Contents; Foreword: Moving Backward; Preface; Introduction; True Confessions: Crime, Deviance, and Field Research; Criminological VerstehenI: Inside the Immediacy of Crime; Homeless and Marginal Populations: Streets and Shelters; Ethnographers, Pimps, and the Company Store; Shattered Lives and Shelter Lies? Anatomy of Research Deviance in Homeless Programming and Policy; Militarism, Terror, and the State; Enjoying Militarism: Political/Personal Dilemmas in Studying U.S. Police Paramilitary Units; The Ethnographyof Terror: Timothy McVeigh and the Blue Centerlight of Evil.
Sex Work and Gender WorkReversing the Ethnographic Gaze: Experiments in Cultural Criminology; (Dis)Courtesy Stigma: Fieldwork among Phone Fantasy Workers; Drugs and Drug Worlds: Urban and Rural; Researching Crack Dealers: Dilemmas and Contradictions; Marijuana Subcultures: Studying Crime in Rural America; Edgework, Honesty, and Criminality; Honesty, Secrecy, and Deception in the Sociology of Crime: Confessions and Reflections from the Backstage ; Dangerous Methods: Risk Taking and the Reseach Process; Conclusion sand Prospects; Confessions of Danger and Humanity; References; Contributors.
Summary Pioneering criminologists and sociologists vividly recount the personal and professional tribulations of conducting field research with deviant and criminal subcultures.
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ISBN 9781555538651 (electronic bk.)
1555538657 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 929952407
Additional Format Print version: Hamm, Mark S. Ethnography At The Edge : Crime, Deviance, and Field Research. Boston, MA : Northeastern University Press, ©1998 9781555533403

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