Sudhir Venkatesh on Gang Leader for a Day
In a video speech, Sociologist Sudhir Venkatesh talks about his time spent studying and living with a Chicago gang called the Black Kings in the late 1980s and early 1990s. His study was made famous in the book Freakonomics and has been documented in more detail in his book Gang Leader for a Day. He discusses urban poverty and his methods for research and how these changed as his study went on.
Bryan Hogeveen on Youth (and) Violence
James F. Short Jr and John Moland Jr on Politics and Youth Gangs