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Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Janet L. Abu-Lughod

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195328752
eISBN:
9780199944057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328752.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

American society has been long plagued by cycles of racial violence, most dramatically in the 1960s when hundreds of ghetto uprisings erupted across American cities. Though the larger, underlying ... More


The Bloody Riot of 1919 and Its Consequences

Janet L. Abu-Lughod

in Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195328752
eISBN:
9780199944057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328752.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter notes that the riot of 1919 was a sign that Chicago had a special problem. One of the most violent and prolonged in the history of the country, it became the object of an official ... More


The Black Uprising after King's Assassination in 1968

Janet L. Abu-Lughod

in Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195328752
eISBN:
9780199944057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328752.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

One might use the military phrase “low-intensity war” to describe the interim period between the mid-1950s and mid-1960s in Chicago, during which there were forays and retreats but few confrontations ... More


The Watts Riot of 1965—the Beginning or the End?

Janet L. Abu-Lughod

in Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195328752
eISBN:
9780199944057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328752.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The Watts riot was neither the beginning nor would it be the end of interracial violence in Los Angeles. Racial and ethnic tensions have churned beneath the surface in multiracial Los Angeles ever ... More


Housing, social policy and difference: Disability, ethnicity, gender and housing

Malcolm Harrison

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343055
eISBN:
9781447302537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343055.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Issues of ‘difference’ are on the agenda right across the social sciences, and are encountered daily by practitioners in policy fields. A central question is how the welfare state and its ... More


Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Peter Squires (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Community safety emerged as a new approach to tackling and preventing local crime and disorder in the late 1980s and was adopted into mainstream policy by New Labour in the late '90s. Twenty years ... More


Terrorism

O.P. Mishra

in Policing Delhi: Urbanization, Crime, and Law Enforcement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075950
eISBN:
9780199080892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075950.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines terrorism, which is considered to be one of the most serious challenges of internal security. It notes that the main goal of terrorism is to deter, frighten, terrify, and scare. ... More


In Harm's Way: The Dynamics of Urban Violence

Javier Auyero and María Fernanda Berti

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173030
eISBN:
9781400865888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173030.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Arquitecto Tucci, a neighborhood in Buenos Aires, is a place where crushing poverty and violent crime are everyday realities. Homicides—often involving young people—continue to skyrocket, and in the ... More


Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi: Publics and Counterpublics

Nichola Khan (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190656546
eISBN:
9780190848460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656546.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book enlists some controversies that understanding, writing about and publishing on violence in Karachi entails. It brings into conversation some prominent academics—including anthropologists ... More


Born Amid Bullets: Concatenated Violence(S)

Javier Auyero and María Fernanda Berti

in In Harm's Way: The Dynamics of Urban Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173030
eISBN:
9781400865888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173030.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the concatenations of different types of violence that coexist in Arquitecto Tucci. It begins with a series of ethnographic descriptions of the different forms and uses of ... More


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