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The Bowery and Its Bars

Richard E. Ocejo

in Upscaling Downtown: From Bowery Saloons to Cocktail Bars in New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155166
eISBN:
9781400852635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155166.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides a brief social history of the Bowery as told through the transformation of its bars and nightlife. It first examines how bars and nightlife corresponded to and helped along the ... More


Courtship

Aaron Gwyn (ed.)

in Every True Pleasure: LGBTQ Tales of North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469646800
eISBN:
9781469646824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646800.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In Courtship, a short story by Aaron Gwyn, Jansen, a bartender secretly in love with his best friend,Wisnat, a barber, agrees to help Wisnat seduce a woman by drugging her drinks, but the act brings ... More


The Cocktail Renaissance

Richard E. Ocejo

in Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165493
eISBN:
9781400884865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165493.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter talks about how cocktail bartenders are most likely to respect, discuss, and debate the history of their craft and its culture, and recognize its importance in the work they do. Classic ... More


Service Teaching

Richard E. Ocejo

in Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165493
eISBN:
9781400884865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165493.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores how all bartenders, barbers, and butchers face a dilemma when someone first walks into their businesses. They do not know exactly what consumers want out of their experience, ... More


Getting the Job

Richard E. Ocejo

in Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165493
eISBN:
9781400884865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165493.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines how doing the job for workers in each of these occupations—bartenders, barbers, butchers—includes displaying confidence while performing tasks. Confident behavior serves as the ... More


The Most Delightful and Insinuating Potations

Andrew F. Smith

in Drinking History: Fifteen Turning Points in the Making of American Beverages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151177
eISBN:
9780231530996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151177.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the history of cocktails in America. From the earliest colonial days, Americans enjoyed combining other ingredients with their alcoholic beverages. Many mixtures were based on ... More


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