Columbia’s Gang Scholar

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

The New York Times looks at Sudhir Venkatesh (Gang Leader for a Day). This is the passage that rang true to me:

In particular, Professor Williams was dubious about Professor Venkatesh’s tendency to explain his errors of judgment as mere naïveté.


  1. Dave says:

    I believe Mr. Venkatesh realized the progrssive fantasy of helping the underclass could be exploited for great fame and fortune. Plus a little sex. Like HBO.

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