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Tapping Into the Wire: The Real Urban Crisis

Peter L. Beilenson and Patrick A. McGuire ; featuring a conversation with David Simon
Format
Book
Published
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
Edition
Johns Hopkins paperback edition
Language
English
Related Title
Wire (Television program)
ISBN
1421411903, 9781421411903
Contents
  • The new public health crisis : Wallace's world
  • Heroin central : the street life of Bubbles, Marlo, and Johnny
  • Losing the war on drugs : the pit vs. the police
  • Medicalize vs. legalize : Hamsterdam
  • Needle exchange and the AIDS dilemma : sticking it to "the bug"
  • Treatment on demand as a strategy : Walon's success story
  • School performance and the MIA parent : the tragedy of Dukie's education
  • Teenage pregnancy and STDS : Shardene escapes
  • Firepower : Snoop's Beretta, Avon's Heckler, and Omar's Mossberg
  • Place matters : why didn't Bodie just leave?
  • Of paint and guns : did Omar Little die of lead poisoning?
  • Obese yet malnourished : the weighty contradiction of Prop Joe
  • Public health and politics : the promise and peril of Tommy Carcetti.
Description
xviii, 214 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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