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On the Run: Wanted Men in a Philadelphia GhettoFocuses on the increase in policing and supervision in poor black neighborhoodsImprisonment transmits social and economic disadvantage"The result is a complex interactive system in which ghetto residents become caught in constraining legal entanglements while simultaneously calling on the criminal justice system to achieve a measure of power over one another in their daily lives"Urban Poor and Policing: Prior, not much policingSurveillance fosters a climate of fear and suspicionFieldwork, the 6th street boys, and neighborhood contextOn being wanted: curfew and cameras. Fear of being take into custodyPaths to prison and strategies of evasion: hospitals and jobsPolice and Courts: Using it was risky. Are afraid to go to the police, so they resort to violenceFamily and FriendsWomen use the police as a form of direct retaliationUnpredictability helps wanted men reduce the risk of friends and family informing on themBeing Wanted as a Means of Accounting"manly flaws"Places that were not safeThe warrant provided a way outExplain not having a jobWanted status blocks him from getting jobs, using banks, obtaining a drivers license, and rentingWorks so well as a means for accounting for failureDiscussion

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