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The War On Neighborhoods

Author : Ryan Lugalia-Hollon
ISBN : 9780807084663
Genre : Political Science
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A narrative-driven exploration of policing and the punishment of disadvantage in Chicago, and a new vision for repairing urban neighborhoods For people of color who live in segregated urban neighborhoods, surviving crime and violence is a generational reality. As violence in cities like New York and Los Angeles has fallen in recent years, in many Chicago communities, it has continued at alarming rates. Meanwhile, residents of these same communities have endured decades of some of the highest rates of arrest, incarceration, and police abuse in the nation. The War on Neighborhoods argues that these trends are connected. Crime in Chicago, as in many other US cities, has been fueled by a broken approach to public safety in disadvantaged neighborhoods. For nearly forty years, public leaders have attempted to create peace through punishment, misinvesting billions of dollars toward the suppression of crime, largely into a small subset of neighborhoods on the city's West and South Sides. Meanwhile, these neighborhoods have struggled to sustain investments into basic needs such as jobs, housing, education, and mental healthcare. When the main investment in a community is policing and incarceration, rather than human and community development, that amounts to a "war on neighborhoods," which ultimately furthers poverty and disadvantage. Longtime Chicago scholars Ryan Lugalia-Hollon and Daniel Cooper tell the story of one of those communities, a neighborhood on Chicago's West Side that is emblematic of many majority-black neighborhoods in US cities. Sharing both rigorous data and powerful stories, the authors explain why punishment will never create peace and why we must rethink the ways that public dollars are invested into making places safe. The War on Neighborhoods makes the case for a revolutionary reformation of our public-safety model that focuses on shoring up neighborhood institutions and addressing the effects of trauma and poverty. The authors call for a profound transformation in how we think about investing in urban communities--away from the perverse misinvestment of policing and incarceration and toward a model that invests in human and community development.

War In The Neighborhood

Author : Seth Tobocman
ISBN : 0994050720
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New York City's Lower East Side was a well-known landing strip for recent arrivals in the United States. For more than a century it was home to thriving communities of artists, radicals and working class families. In a gripping series of fictionalized accounts, political artist Seth Tobocman illustrates the L.E.S. of the late 80s an era of homelessness and gentrification, ACT UP and the AIDS epidemic, tent cities and squatted apartment buildings, street brawls between punks and skinheads and, above all, an emerging gulf between rich and poor. "

Queens In A War Zone

Author : Jaytilya M. Watkins
ISBN : 1532050445
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Queens in War Zones is a story about five African American females who grew up in a treacherous suburb in Birmingham, Alabama. One of them will tell the story of the challenges they faced while living in this hazardous community. She will also tell the regular complications each of theVm endured as young women. Through all the trials and tribulations, nothing could separate their bond and love for one another. The story will take a fatal turn when one of them knocks on deaths door to save a loved one.

The Forgotten Neighborhood

Author : Ludwig L. Geismar
ISBN : STANFORD:36105034920574
Genre : Poor
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Damit Du Dich Im Viertel Nicht Verirrst

Author : Patrick Modiano
ISBN : 9783446250062
Genre : Fiction
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Jean Daragane lebt zurückgezogen in seiner Pariser Wohnung, als ein Fremder ihn wegen seines verlorenen Adressbuchs kontaktiert. Vergessene Namen und lang vergangene Erlebnisse drängen zurück in das Bewusstsein des Schriftstellers. Besonders stark ist die Erinnerung an Annie Astrand. Bei ihr hatte Jean in seiner Kindheit ein Zuhause gefunden, als seine Eltern sich seiner wieder einmal entledigen wollten. Doch dann war Annie mit ihm nach Montmartre gezogen, um eine Flucht nach Italien zu planen, die alles veränderte. Der Nobelpreisträger Patrick Modiano erzählt von einem traumatischen Erlebnis Ende der 50er Jahre, das bis in die Gegenwart des heutigen Paris nachwirkt.

Civil War Risk In Democratic And Non Democratic Neighborhoods

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Rebuilding Urban Neighborhoods

Author : W Dennis Keating
ISBN : 9781452263410
Genre : Science
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Despite long standing efforts going back to the turn of the century when city planning and other reform movements emerged, the poverty and social problems of distressed urban neighborhoods in United States cities persist. This book looks at the progress that has taken place in many of the country's devastated areas. The book highlights examples of achievements made through community organizations and residents.

Social Mobilization In The Arab Israeli War Of 1948

Author : Moshe Naor
ISBN : 9781136776489
Genre : History
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In many ways, the Arab-Israeli war of 1948 is typical of the total military conflicts that characterized the first half of the twentieth century. However, in addition to the military course of the war, and its formative and revolutionary ramifications, this war was also notable for the social mobilization of the Israeli population. Social Mobilization in the Arab-Israeli War of 1948 focuses on these civilian aspects of the war, the involvement of the Israeli home front in the fighting and the participation of society in the process of mobilization. Israeli civil society organizations played an active and central role in mobilizing the economy for the war effort, mobilizing personnel for military service, for labor and for the emergency services, and in organizing the home front. The function of Israeli society and civil organizations in processes of mobilization, conducted against the background of the end of the British mandate and the establishment of the State of Israel, was one of the principal factors that contributed to the Israeli military victory in the 1948 war. Civilian aspects of the 1948 war have received little attention, despite the opening of the archives in the 1980s. As such, Social Mobilization in the Arab-Israeli War of 1948 is an important contribution, particularly for those interested in Israeli History, Jewish History, Middle Eastern History, the Arab-Israeli conflict and War Studies.

Neighborhoods Of The Plantation

Author : Kaustuv Roy
ISBN : 9087904320
Genre : Education
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The plantation is a slave society, a means and a system of usurpation of life energies and bodily productive capacities in the service of endless bankruptcy on the one hand and elite persuasions on the other. The book argues, in part, that war or State organized violence is one of the most efficient means of the elite transfer; the wreckage through war and destruction of ordinary livability opens up the human as organic compounds in the turning of human life into global plantation assets. More importantly, the book argues that this is possible only by means of certain ontological and epistemological deployments that make war on the human-ecological inevitable and even acceptable. This is where pedagogy comes in. The temporal being, the spatial being, and the linguistic being of the human-ecological are explored as three dimensions of captivity as well as the means of escape. The book rejects the politics of power as inimical to the very becoming of the human and posits the politics of strength as a new possibility that breaks with the plantation system of organized violence and vampiric wealth production. About the author Kaustuv Roy teaches social and political theory in the College of Education at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. His earlier book was Teachers in Nomadic Spaces: Deleuze and Curriculum. He is currently working on the concept of leaderless and non-representational politics.

Neighborhood Matters

Author : Aiden James Faust
ISBN : OCLC:971498254
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This study considers the extent to which the objectives of the Great Society lead to changes in Baltimore's municipal governance in the 1970s and 1980s. I examine the development of four distinct but related antipoverty programs in Baltimore: the Model Urban Neighborhood Demonstration (MUND), the Community Action Agency (CAA), the Model Cities Agency (MCA), and the Urban Services Agency (USA). The time period covers over 30 years, from 1965 through 1996. This is an organizational history that establishes a programmatic framework that will benefit future research on social and cultural histories of the Great Society in Baltimore. My work adds to recent histories of antipoverty programs as they were implemented locally and makes a case for a Long War on Poverty.

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