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Professor Turns 'Gang Leader for a Day'

Feb 27, 2008 (News & Notes )

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Columbia University sociology professor Sudhir Venkatesh spent seven years following a street gang that dealt crack around a Chicago housing project. His experiences are captured in his book, Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets.

Venkatesh shares his insight with Farai Chideya.

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