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The Battle for the Street

Chris Millington

in Fighting for France: Violence in Interwar French Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266274
eISBN:
9780191869204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266274.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines confrontations between rival political activists in the street. Political activists regularly clashed with their opponents for the transient control of public space. Groups ... More


Why Girls Fight: Female Youth Violence in the Inner City

Cindy D. Ness

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758403
eISBN:
9780814759073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758403.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In low-income U.S. cities, street fights between teenage girls are common. These fights take place at school, on street corners, or in parks, when one girl provokes another to the point that she must ... More


Girls’ Violent Behavior as Viewed from the Streets

Cindy D. Ness

in Why Girls Fight: Female Youth Violence in the Inner City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758403
eISBN:
9780814759073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758403.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides a sense of what girls' violence “looks like from the street” by focusing on how girls in the Melrose Park and Lee neighborhoods experience causing physical harm, as well as the ... More


Mothers, Daughters, and the Double-Generation Dynamic

Cindy D. Ness

in Why Girls Fight: Female Youth Violence in the Inner City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758403
eISBN:
9780814759073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758403.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the role played by family and peers in the Melrose Park and Lee neighborhoods in socializing a girl to use violence and supporting her image as a fighter. More specifically, it ... More


Introduction

Cindy D. Ness

in Why Girls Fight: Female Youth Violence in the Inner City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758403
eISBN:
9780814759073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758403.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book explores the social, cultural, and psychological components of female violence in inner-city neighborhoods on a collective level, as well as the responses to those structuring conditions on ... More


The Reasons Girls Give for Fighting

Cindy D. Ness

in Why Girls Fight: Female Youth Violence in the Inner City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758403
eISBN:
9780814759073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758403.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter considers the reasons that girls in the Melrose Park and Lee neighborhoods give for fighting, as well as what actually happens when they fight. It examines the “emotional logic” that ... More


Towards the Crisis

Luciano Canfora and Julian Stringer (eds)

in Julius Caesar: The People's Dictator

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619368
eISBN:
9780748670734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619368.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The most dangerous moment for Caesar in the political crisis that erupted in Rome, while he was occupied with the revolt of Vercingetorix, was the designation of Pompey as ‘consul without colleague’ ... More


Conclusion

Cindy D. Ness

in Why Girls Fight: Female Youth Violence in the Inner City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758403
eISBN:
9780814759073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758403.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book has investigated the confluence of social, cultural, and individual factors that account for the physical violence among girls in the low-income neighborhoods of Melrose Park and Lee in ... More


The Streets Are Alive: Summer of ′65

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0013
Subject:
History, Social History

There were several firsts for Allen Jones during the crucial months of summer 1965. He took his first sniff of heroin, he had real sex, and became an older brother for the first and only time in his ... More


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