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Urban danger : life in a neighborhood of strangers

Author: Sally Engle Merry
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Multiple locks, vicious dogs, cans of mace, training in karate - city people have tried everything to cope with their sense of danger at home and on the streets. The most common strategy, probably,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Engle Merry
ISBN: 0877222193 9780877222194 0877224250 9780877224259
OCLC Number: 7283653
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 278 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Sally Engle Merry.

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"A provocative exercise in 'urban anthropology.'" --Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post " ...excellent...recommended reading for anyone interested in the fear of crime." --Crime & Delinquency Read more...

 
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