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Toward a Political Sociology of Urban Marginality

Javier Auyero and María Fernanda Berti

in In Harm's Way: The Dynamics of Urban Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173030
eISBN:
9781400865888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173030.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book has examined how violence dislocates individuals' lives and disrupts the collective life of Arquitecto Tucci. It has also identified economic and political forces at the root of the ... More


God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery

Edward Orozco Flores

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479850099
eISBN:
9781479818129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850099.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Los Angeles is the epicenter of the American gang problem. Rituals and customs from Los Angeles' eastside gangs, including hand signals, graffiti, and clothing styles, have spread to small towns and ... More


New House, New Life

Daniel Renfrew

in Life without Lead: Contamination, Crisis, and Hope in Uruguay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295469
eISBN:
9780520968240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295469.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter chronicles the story of squatters who engaged in fraught and complex processes of homemaking in the face of environmental degradation and infrastructural ruin. The chapter focuses on ... More


Auto-Mobility

Swati Chattopadhyay

in Unlearning the City: Infrastructure in a New Optical Field

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679317
eISBN:
9781452947266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679317.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter presents vehicular art, which enables people to think of mobility in more distinct ways—not just as upward mobility or more efficient movement, but also as passage from one cultural ... More


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