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Taxi-Dance Hall: an annotated bibliography

Paul Goalby Cressey The Taxi-Dance Hall: a sociological study of commercialized Recreation & City Life¬†University of Chicago Press, (1932, Paperback Edition 2008). History:¬†The Taxi-Dance Hall was popular during the 1920s and 1930s in America. It was so-called because Halls were … Continue reading

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Street Corner Society

This book cannot be described as a symbolic interactionist study as the perspective did not exist in 1943 when the first edition was published. But it has become something of a classic in terms of the way criminality reacts to … Continue reading

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