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Communities that CareBuilding Community Engagement and Capacity to Prevent Youth Behavior Problems

Communities that Care: Building Community Engagement and Capacity to Prevent Youth Behavior Problems

Abigail A. Fagan, J. David Hawkins, David P. Farrington, and Richard F. Catalano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190299217
eISBN:
9780190299255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299217.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

Evidence-based, prevention-oriented, and community-driven approaches are advocated to improve public health and reduce youth behavior problems, but there are few effective models for doing so. This ... More

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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