William Foote Whyte

William Foote Whyte (June 27, 1914 – July 16, 2000) was a sociologist chiefly known for his ethnological study in urban sociology, Street Corner Society. A pioneer in participant observation, he lived for four years in an Italian community in Boston while a Junior Fellow at Harvard researching social relations of street gangs in Boston's North End. Continue Reading »

Street Corner Society: The Social Structure of an Italian Slum

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