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Healing From Inner-City Violence

Jocelyn R. Smith Lee

in Flourishing in Emerging Adulthood: Positive Development During the Third Decade of Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190260637
eISBN:
9780190672737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260637.003.0045
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines how young people, disproportionately black and Hispanic, in America’s economically disadvantaged, urban contexts are using the third decade of life to heal and succeed. Guided ... More


The Rape of the Central Park Jogger

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/9780226101132.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter analyzes the Central Park jogger case in New York which involved the rape and assault of a young woman on April 19, 1989. It examines the media coverage and public reactions to the case ... More


The Chosen Ones: Black Men and the Politics of Redemption

Nikki Jones

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520288348
eISBN:
9780520963313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288348.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In The Chosen Ones, sociologist and feminist scholar Nikki Jones shares the compelling story of a group of Black men living in San Francisco's historically Black neighborhood, the Fillmore. Against ... More


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