Getting Up

Getting Up

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Depicts the efforts of teenagers in New York City to write graffiti on subway cars and discusses the attempts of transit officials and police to eliminate graffitiSince 197 1 the New York City government and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), the state authority that operates ... The purpose of this study is to introduce the reader to graffiti writers and graffiti writing and to outline the history of the city ... Throughout its preparation I have taken as a guidepost the suggestion made by my academic advisers at Columbia ... interviews with graffiti writers, transit police officers, active and former public officials, MTA employees, and Preface.

Title:Getting Up
Author:Craig Castleman
Publisher:MIT Press - 1982


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