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The Limits of Community Policing: Civilian Power and Police Accountability in Black and Brown Los Angeles

Luis Daniel Gascón and Aaron Roussell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479871209
eISBN:
9781479870318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871209.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Community policing structures erected in the wake of rising crime rates and civil disorder throughout the 1990s were supposed to provide civilians a platform from which to influence law enforcement ... More


Introduction

Luis Daniel Gascón and Aaron Roussell

in The Limits of Community Policing: Civilian Power and Police Accountability in Black and Brown Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479871209
eISBN:
9781479870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871209.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter opens with an exchange in a community meeting about the Rodney King riots, which raises questions about the nature of these meetings, the role of police in civil disorder, and the nature ... More


The Politics of Partnership

Luis Daniel Gascón and Aaron Roussell

in The Limits of Community Policing: Civilian Power and Police Accountability in Black and Brown Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479871209
eISBN:
9781479870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871209.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores how power struggles with police and racial antagonisms between Blacks and Latin@s problematize the goals of community policing and diminish the influence community leaders could ... More


The Making of Lakeside

Luis Daniel Gascón and Aaron Roussell

in The Limits of Community Policing: Civilian Power and Police Accountability in Black and Brown Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479871209
eISBN:
9781479870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871209.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter looks through the eyes of Ms. Mayfield, a longtime resident and CPAB member, at the formation of the Lakeside community. Similar to the previous chapter, here the authors examine how ... More


Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Francesca Degiuli

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The world of today is aging and is doing so at a great speed. People are living longer and this represents one of the greatest achievements of the past century, but often an extension of life ... More


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