The Digital Street

  title={The Digital Street},
  author={Jeffrey Lane},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  pages={43 - 58}
  • Jeffrey Lane
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • American Behavioral Scientist
This article makes the case that street life is characterized by its flow online and offline. Such change requires a new way of doing street ethnography that holds great promise for urban and digital scholars alike. I walk through a set of empirical cases drawn from years of participant observation on the ground and in the network with the same set of teenagers in Harlem. The fieldwork modeled also shifts concepts of public space, reworking Elijah Anderson’s Code of the Street through digital… Expand

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