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Street capital: Black cannabis dealers in a white welfare state

Sveinung Sandberg and Willy Pedersen


This book introduces the worlds of young black men dealing cannabis at a drug scene called The River in Oslo, Norway. The lives of these men are structured by a huge and complex cannabis economy and they are involved in fights, robberies, and substance abuse. They lack jobs and education, and many of them do not have family or close friends, yet they do have ‘street capital’: the knowledge, skills, and competence necessary to manage life on the streets. ... Read more

 

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