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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.
Where It All Began “. It has since been translated into at least six different languages and reprinted in many editions.
William Foote Whyte (Author of Street Corner Society)
Whyte, who came from a well-to-do family, considered the neighborhood a slumand wanted to learn more about its “lower class” society. In the late s, on a fellowship from Harvard University Whyte lived in the North End of Bostonwhich was mostly inhabited by first- and second-generation immigrants from Italy. Compaesani — people originally from the same Italian town — are one example. The book was first published as Street Corner Society: The first part of the book contains detailed accounts of how local gangs were formed and organized.
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University of Chicago Press. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It was Whyte’s first dhyte. 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.
William Foote Whyte (1914–2000)
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Post-Gazette, American Independence Edition. Retrieved from ” https: Street Corner Society describes various groups and communities within the district.
William Foote Whyte’s Documents
The second part of the book describes the relations of social structure, politics, and racketeering in that district. Whyte differentiated between “corner boys” and “college boys”: Through this work, Whyte became a pioneer in socierade observation which he called “participant observer research”.
This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat Langonewho foite in the North End and knew Whyte personally, believed Whyte had mischaracterized the neighborhood:.
Where It All Began. Street Corner Society First edition. Conversely, the “college boys” were more interested in good education and moving up the social ladder.