By Scott Jacques,Richard Wright
In Code of the Suburb, Scott Jacques and Richard Wright provide a desirable ethnography of the tradition of suburban drug purchasers. Drawing on fieldwork between kids in a filthy rich suburb of Atlanta, they conscientiously parse the complex code that governs relationships between purchasers, , police, and different suburbanites. That code differs from the single through city drug purchasers in a single the most important appreciate: while city drug purchasers see violent vengeance as an important to prestige and protection, the other is right for his or her suburban opposite numbers. As Jacques and Wright express, suburban drug buyers accord prestige to planned avoidance of clash, which is helping preserve their drug markets extra peaceful—and, accordingly, much less more likely to be spotted by way of legislation enforcement.
Offering new perception into either the little-studied zone of suburban drug dealing, and, by means of extension, the extra prevalent city kind, Code of the Suburb could be of curiosity to students and coverage makers alike.
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