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Mean streets

Andrew J. Diamond

Mean streets

Chicago youths and the everyday struggle for empowerment in the multiracial city, 1908-1969

by Andrew J. Diamond

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile delinquency -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century,
  • Gangs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century,
  • Immigrants -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century,
  • Social integration -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century,
  • Group identity -- Illinois -- Chicago

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAndrew Diamond.
    SeriesAmerican crossroads -- 27
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV9106.C4 D53 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22560439M
    ISBN 109780520257238, 9780520257474
    LC Control Number2008041622

      These streets became mean in the postwar years, when highways barreled into cities, some plunging through the hearts of poor districts, some creating them by splitting up more stable neighborhoods. About Down These Mean Streets. Thirty years ago Piri Thomas made literary history with this lacerating, lyrical memoir of his coming of age on the streets of Spanish Harlem. Here was the testament of a born outsider: a Puerto Rican in English-speaking America; a dark-skinned morenito in a family that refused to acknowledge its African blood.


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