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Street Corner Society First edition. It has since been translated into at least six different goote and reprinted in many editions. American National Biography Online.
Views Read Edit View history. Where It All Began “. The book was first published as Street Corner Society: Street Corner Society describes various groups and communities within the district. 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.
This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat Footee is also a testament to the importance of WPA jobs at the time. The first part of the book contains detailed accounts of how local gangs were formed and organized.
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The second part of the book describes the relations of social structure, politics, and racketeering in that district. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from ” https: The book was not popular in the North End,  and Whyte’s description of the neighborhood as a “slum” has been called into question. Whyte differentiated between “corner boys” fote “college boys”: Compaesani — people originally from the same Italian town — are one example.
William Foote Whyte (1914–2000)
It was Whyte’s first book. Not all the reviews have been positive. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Through this work, Whyte became a pioneer in participant observation which he called “participant observer research”. Post-Gazette, American Independence Edition.
Langonewho lived in the North End and knew Whyte personally, believed Whyte had mischaracterized the neighborhood:. 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 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.
Conversely, the “college boys” were more interested in good education and moving up the social ladder.