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Violence at the Urban Margins

Violence at the Urban Margins

Javier Auyero, Philippe Bourgois, and Nancy Scheper-Hughes (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190221447
eISBN:
9780190221461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190221447.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book examines the causes, forms, and experiences of urban violence in the Americas. It does so through a series of theoretically informed ethnographic analyses of the role that violence plays in ... More

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

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