Please respond to the following questions about Chapters 6 and 7 of On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City.
In Chapter 6, Goffman documents the underground market of goods and services that cater to the needs of people living life “on the run.” How does Goffman
document how this market operates? Who does she talk to? Where does she conduct observations? What processes does she observe? Provide at least one
example from the chapter.
In Chapter 7, Goffman documents the lives of “clean” people: residents of Sixth Street who attend school, hold stead jobs, and have avoided contact with the
criminal legal system. Goffman spends extensive amounts of time following “clean” residents of Sixth Street. What are some of the challenges and
disappointments she documents among “clean” residents? How does spending long periods of time with “clean” residents allow her to document these