Paperback ISBN: 9780804725811
Winner of the 1996 Anthony Leeds Prize in Urban Anthropology, sponsored by the Society for Urban Anthropology.
About the author
"Ikels' purpose is to 'introduce the reader to contemporary urban life,' but her study's depth of material and analysis—based on 15 years of research—is far richer than this simple statement suggests. . . . Lively case histories and anecdotal material."