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Make sure you are helping: experts, solidarity, and effective partnering with locals

Drew Philp

in Why Detroit Matters: Decline, Renewal and Hope in a Divided City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327868
eISBN:
9781447327882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327868.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Detroit has attracted many people who come to the city to try to work towards making it better. However, not all who come to the city end up improving the conditions for Detroiters. In this chapter, ... More


Jumping the Gun

Jennifer Carlson

in Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199347551
eISBN:
9780190236595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347551.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores how this version of citizenship—the citizen-protector—opens up the possibility for mistakes and misunderstandings that can place gun carriers in legally risky situations, on the ... More


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