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The Resource Con men : hustling in New York City, Terry Williams and Trevor B. Milton

Con men : hustling in New York City, Terry Williams and Trevor B. Milton

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Con men : hustling in New York City
Title
Con men
Title remainder
hustling in New York City
Statement of responsibility
Terry Williams and Trevor B. Milton
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Language
eng
Summary
Selling bootleg goods, playing the numbers, squatting rent-free, scamming tourists with bogus stories, selling knockoffs on Canal Street, and crafting Ponzi schemes#x97;this vivid account of hustling in New York City explores the sociological reasons why con artists play the game, and the psychological dynamics they exploit to win it. Terry Williams and Trevor B. Milton, two prominent sociologists and ethnographers, spent years with New York con artists to uncover their secrets. The result is an unprecedented view into how con games operate, whether in back alleys and side streets or in police pre
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Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in transgression
Con men : hustling in New York City, Terry Williams and Trevor B. Milton
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Con men : hustling in New York City, Terry Williams and Trevor B. Milton
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/will17082
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Alibi : portrait of a con man -- City cons and hustles -- The con crew -- The con game as street theater -- Petty street hustles -- Canal street as venus flytrap -- The numbers game -- New York tenant hustles -- A drug hustle : the crack game -- NYPD and the finest cons -- Wall Street cons
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Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231540490
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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