The Resource Sex workers, psychics, and numbers runners : black women in New York City's underground economy, LaShawn Harris

Sex workers, psychics, and numbers runners : black women in New York City's underground economy, LaShawn Harris

Label
Sex workers, psychics, and numbers runners : black women in New York City's underground economy
Title
Sex workers, psychics, and numbers runners
Title remainder
black women in New York City's underground economy
Statement of responsibility
LaShawn Harris
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harris, LaShawn
Dewey number
331.4089/9607307471
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD 6057.5 .U52 N4843 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The new Black studies series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Under-the-table employment
  • Informal sector (Economics)
  • African American women
  • Informal sector (Economics)
  • Under-the-table employment
  • New York (State)
Label
Sex workers, psychics, and numbers runners : black women in New York City's underground economy, LaShawn Harris
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Black women, urban labor, and New York's informal economy -- Madame queen of policy: Stephanie St. Clair, Harlem's numbers racket, and community advocacy -- Black women supernatural consultants, numbers gambling, and public outcries against supernaturalism -- 'I have my own room on 139th street": black women and the urban sex economy -- "Decent and god-fearing men and women' are restricted to these districts": community activism against urban vice and informal labor
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 260 pages
Isbn
9780252081668
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015041914
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)934382661
  • (OCoLC)ocn934382661
Label
Sex workers, psychics, and numbers runners : black women in New York City's underground economy, LaShawn Harris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Black women, urban labor, and New York's informal economy -- Madame queen of policy: Stephanie St. Clair, Harlem's numbers racket, and community advocacy -- Black women supernatural consultants, numbers gambling, and public outcries against supernaturalism -- 'I have my own room on 139th street": black women and the urban sex economy -- "Decent and god-fearing men and women' are restricted to these districts": community activism against urban vice and informal labor
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 260 pages
Isbn
9780252081668
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015041914
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)934382661
  • (OCoLC)ocn934382661

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