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The Wire: Continuing Debate


The conversation continues:

Kenneth W. Warren’s Response

William Julius Wilson’s Response


The essays from our Autumn 2011 issue are available on JSTOR (subscription required):

Anmol Chaddha and William Julius Wilson, “‘Way Down in the Hole’: Systemic Urban Inequality and The Wire

Critical Responses:

I. Patrick Jagoda, “Wired”

II. Kenneth W. Warren, “Sociology and The Wire

III. Linda Williams, “Ethnographic Imaginary: The Genesis and Genius of The Wire

IV. Anmol Chaddha and William Julius Wilson, The Wire’s Impact: A Rejoinder”

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