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Sociedade de esquina – William Foote Whyte

It received little attention when it was first published, but upon being reissued in it became a bestseller as well as a standard college text, and established Whyte’s reputation as a pioneer in participant observation. Through this work, Whyte became a pioneer in participant observation which he called “participant observer research”.

This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat The first part of the book contains detailed accounts of how local gangs were formed and organized. Street Corner Society describes various groups and communities within the district. Views Read Edit View history. The second part of the book describes the relations of social structure, politics, and racketeering in that district. Retrieved from ” https: Conversely, the foofe boys” were more interested in good education and moving up the social ladder.

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The book was not popular in the North End, [2] and Whyte’s description of the neighborhood as a “slum” has been called into question. It received little attention at the time, but when it was republished in it garnered critical praise and became a bestseller and a standard college text. It is also a testament to the importance of WPA jobs at the time.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Langonewho lived in the North End and knew Whyte personally, believed Whyte had mischaracterized the neighborhood:. Where It All Began. University of Chicago Press. Whyte differentiated between “corner boys” and “college boys”: Pages to import images to Wikidata.

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Street Corner Society First edition. Where It All Began “. In the late s, on a fellowship from Harvard University[1] Whyte lived in the North End of Bostonwhich was mostly inhabited by first- and second-generation immigrants from Italy. It was Whyte’s first book.

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Whyte, who came from a well-to-do family, considered the neighborhood a slumand wanted to learn more about its “lower class” society. It has since been translated into at least six different languages and reprinted in many editions.

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Compaesani — people originally from the same Italian town — are one example. American National Biography Online. The book was first published as Street Corner Society: