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Violence on the Street in Paris and Artois

Hannah Skoda

in Medieval Violence: Physical Brutality in Northern France, 1270-1330

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199670833
eISBN:
9780191749551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670833.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter uses legal and financial records from Paris and Artois to investigate the nature and role of the frequent brawls and interpersonal violence which took place on the street in the period: ... More


Medieval Violence: Physical Brutality in Northern France, 1270-1330

Hannah Skoda

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199670833
eISBN:
9780191749551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670833.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book provides a detailed analysis of medieval brutality, focusing upon Paris and Artois, a thriving region of northern France in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries. It examines ... More


Leader of the Pack: Gangs, Police Neglect, and Racial Pluralism

Christopher Lowen Agee

in The Streets of San Francisco: Policing and the Creation of a Cosmopolitan Liberal Politics, 1950-1972

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122281
eISBN:
9780226122311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122311.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the policing and political challenges facing African Americans in San Francisco’s Hunters Point neighborhood. Like black city dwellers across the country, Hunters Point ... More


Community Violence

Horace Levy

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0024
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Violence, both criminal and community, is a rising problem around the world. This chapter focuses on Jamaica, a country where street violence now exceeds levels in South Africa and Colombia. It ... More


Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work

Mike Seal and Pete Harris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447323099
eISBN:
9781447323112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323099.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The ‘problem’ of violence involving young people and how to respond meaningfully to it continues to occupy the minds of policy-makers and other stakeholders across Europe. Based on a two-year ... More


Street Violence: “I Don’t Put Up a Fight Anymore”

Emir Estrada

in Kids at Work: Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811519
eISBN:
9781479881079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811519.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 6 turns a familiar story of gendered labor on its head. The chapter adds greater complexity to our notions of male-centered spaces. In this context, women challenge gendered expectations and ... More


Brothers Who Could Kill with Words: Language, Literacy, and the Quest for Education in Gang Memoirs

Josephine Metcalf

in The Culture and Politics of Contemporary Street Gang Memoirs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032813
eISBN:
9781617032820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032813.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter discusses how themes of pedagogy are developed in the street gang memoirs. It explains that lack of education acts as a narrative springboard to highlight unequal social interactions in ... More


From Steel and Shadows to the Flag

Aldo J. Regalado

in Bending Steel: Modernity and the American Superhero

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628462210
eISBN:
9781626746183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462210.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter looks at the superheroes that emerged following the success of Superman. Responding to the demand created by Superman, small, independent art studios began creating one costumed hero ... More


At Home in Jail

Carolyn Sufrin

in Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women behind Bars

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520288669
eISBN:
9780520963559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288669.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter demonstrates how a tragic state of affairs, one in which economic insecurity and the frayed safety net, coupled with the expansion of carceral institutions, have made jail a safe and ... More


Attacked in the Field: Encountering a Street Gang While Studying Peace in Java

Jaida Kim Samudra

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reflects on a close encounter with street violence during a multisited fieldwork on a transnational martial art in Indonesia—silat. Though initially traumatized, the author ultimately ... More


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