Corpus ID: 16798779

TOWARD THE DEVELOPMENT OF A TYPOLOGY OF ILLEGAL DRUG MARKETS

@inproceedings{Curtis2006TOWARDTD,
  title={TOWARD THE DEVELOPMENT OF A TYPOLOGY OF ILLEGAL DRUG MARKETS},
  author={R. Curtis and T. Wendel and J. Jay},
  year={2006}
}
Ethnographic research is particularly well suited to investigate emergent phenomena and to access and describe populations and social environments which are obscured from normal observation. Ongoing ethnographic research on Manhattan's Lower East Side combines direct observation and qualitative interviews to describe the wide variety of local retail drug markets, the social contexts in which they evolve, and how the interactions between the various markets affect drug availability, styles of… Expand

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