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Racial Events, Diplomacy, and Dinkins's Image

Clarence Taylor

in Civil Rights in New York City: From World War II to the Giuliani Era

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232895
eISBN:
9780823240876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232895.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

New York City is a political environment replete with socially isolated ethnic groups. This is how the Chinese met whites and how Jews met blacks. Usually the buyer and seller enjoy a limited and ... More


High-Profile Crimes: When Legal Cases Become Social Causes

Lynn S. Chancer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226101125
eISBN:
9780226101132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101132.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book starts by considering the following: O. J. Simpson, the Central Park jogger, Bensonhurst, William Kennedy Smith, and Rodney King. These names mean more than crimes and criminals, more than ... More


The Murder of Yusef Hawkins

Lynn S. Chancer

in High-Profile Crimes: When Legal Cases Become Social Causes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226101125
eISBN:
9780226101132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101132.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter analyzes the murder of 16-year-old African American Yusef Hawkins in Bensonhurst in Brooklyn, New York City on April23, 1989. Like the Central Park jogger case, the murder of Hawkins ... More


Introduction The City That Lost Its Soul

Sharon Zukin

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195382853
eISBN:
9780197562710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195382853.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

In the early years of the twenty-first century, New York City lost its soul. Some people doubt that the city ever had a soul, because New York has always grown by ... More


New Second-Generation Youth Culture in the Twilight of Italian American Ethnicity

Donald Tricarico

in New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040955
eISBN:
9780252099496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040955.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter views the Italian American youth culture known as “Guido” as a collective ethnic adaptation by young people whose immigrant parents settled in New York City, most notably Bensonhurst, ... More


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