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Sudhir Venkatesh spent a decade living with the Black Kings gang in Chicago's south side. His research later became famous in Freakonomics (Why do drug dealers still live with their moms?) He is now Professor of Sociology and African-American studies at Columbia University.

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Gang Leader for a Day by Sudhir Venkatesh
Gang Leader for a Day
Sudhir Venkatesh
A book selected by Mark Zuckerberg in his Year of Books initiative. Describes the author's time living with the gangs on the Southside of Chicago. This book tells how in the Robert Taylor Homes projects on Chicago's...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2009

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