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Published by Northeastern University Press in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Drug abuse -- United States.,
  • Drug dealers -- United States.,
  • Crack (Drug) -- United States.,
  • Cocaine abuse -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-157) and index.

StatementBruce A. Jacobs ; foreword by James F. Short, Jr.
SeriesThe Northeastern series in criminal behavior
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV5825 .J3 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 163 p. ;
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL382964M
ISBN 101555533884, 1555533876
LC Control Number98045390

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  The 13 Rules of Drug Dealing I Learnt As The Son Of A Dealer. You can read more about my experiences as the son of an addict in my book, Under The . So the problem with crack dealing is the problem with so many other professions: a lot of people vie for a small number of “prizes.” One consequence of this feature of the crack business is that being a foot soldier doesn’t pay very well—because the demand to be a foot soldier is so high, wages are low.   Editorial Reviews. This book is a report on Jacobs's ethnographic fieldwork among crack dealers in one neighborhood in St. Louis. The chapter subjects include motivation and social organization of dealers, predators in street drug sales, police (and undercover officers), and dealing in the current declining market, as well as background on the crack epidemic and research : The IG's report cleared the CIA of complicity with the inner-city crack cocaine trade. It refuted charges that CIA officials knew that their Nicaraguan allies were dealing drugs.