Harlem Supers

The Social Life of a Community in Transition

  • Authors
  • Terry¬†Williams

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Terry Williams
    Pages 1-21
  3. Terry Williams
    Pages 23-55
  4. Terry Williams
    Pages 57-103
  5. Terry Williams
    Pages 105-125
  6. Terry Williams
    Pages 127-141
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    Pages 143-167
  8. Terry Williams
    Pages 169-187
  9. Terry Williams
    Pages 189-201
  10. Terry Williams
    Pages 203-220
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 221-243

About this book


Superintendents play a large role in the formation of relationships and networks within their neighborhood; and yet, no study in social science has focused on them. Williams closes this knowledge gap through ethnographic fieldwork, providing an in-depth analysis of the daily life of superintendents in the lower Harlem area in New York City.


Harlem superintendents gentrification work city culture women ethnography community Gentrification knowledge poverty

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-56241-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-43992-5
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