By Peter Bearman
Combining statement, interviews, and survey details, Doormen presents a deep and enduring ethnography of the occupational function of doormen, the dynamics of the residential foyer, and the mundane positive aspects of hugely consequential social exchanges among doormen and tenants. right here, Bearman explains why doormen locate their jobs either uninteresting and annoying, why tenants think fearful approximately how a lot of a Christmas bonus their acquaintances provide, and the way daily transactions small and big impact tenants' specialist and casual relationships with doormen.
In the everyday life of the doorman is living the profound, and this publication presents an excellent account of the way tenants and doormen engage in the complicated global of the lobby.
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