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Wounded CityViolent Turf Wars in a Chicago Barrio

Wounded City: Violent Turf Wars in a Chicago Barrio

Robert Vargas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190245900
eISBN:
9780190245948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245900.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

This book charts a new direction for explanations of neighborhood violence that focuses on the underexamined role of adversarial relations (turf wars) among politicians, gangs, and the police. This ... More

Writing ImmigrationScholars and Journalists in Dialogue

Writing Immigration: Scholars and Journalists in Dialogue

Marcelo Suarez-Orozco (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267176
eISBN:
9780520950207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267176.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book presents a unique interplay of leading scholars and journalists working on the contentious topic of immigration. The chapters reflect on how hard it is to write about one of the defining ... More

Writing LabourStone Quarry Workers in Delhi

Writing Labour: Stone Quarry Workers in Delhi

Mohammad Talib

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198067719
eISBN:
9780199080083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067719.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book is the culmination of research over a period of 25 years. It highlights the relation between the rocks from which India's great capital city is constructed and the people who sacrifice to ... More

The Wrong Complexion for ProtectionHow the Government Response to Disaster Endangers African American Communities

The Wrong Complexion for Protection: How the Government Response to Disaster Endangers African American Communities

Robert D. Bullard and Beverly Wright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799932
eISBN:
9780814763841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799932.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

When the images of desperate, hungry, thirsty, sick, mostly black people circulated in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, it became apparent to the whole country that race did indeed matter when it ... More

Young people and contradictions of inclusionTowards Integrated Transition Policies in Europe

Young people and contradictions of inclusion: Towards Integrated Transition Policies in Europe

Andreu Lopez Blasco, Wallace McNeish, and Andreas Walther (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345547
eISBN:
9781447304357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345547.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Using a biographical approach, this book integrates the perspectives of social policy, sociology, youth and transition research, and education and labour-market research. It compares policy and ... More

Young people in EuropeLabour markets and citizenship

Young people in Europe: Labour markets and citizenship

Harriet Bradley and Jacques van Hoof (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345882
eISBN:
9781447304371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345882.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In a period of rapid social and economic change, labour markets are undergoing major transformations. This book explores the changing fortunes of young people in Europe's flexible and precarious ... More

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