Urban outcasts : a comparative sociology of advanced marginality (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Urban outcasts : a comparative sociology of advanced marginality

Author: Loïc Wacquant
Publisher: Cambridge ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2010, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Breaking with the exoticizing cast of public discourse and conventional research, Urban Outcasts takes the reader inside the black ghetto of Chicago and the deindustrializing banlieue of Paris to discover that urban marginality is not everywhere the same. Drawing on a wealth of original field, survey and historical data, Loic Wacquant shows that the involution of America's urban core after the 1960s is due not to  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Loïc Wacquant
ISBN: 9780745631240 074563124X 0745631258 9780745631257
OCLC Number: 781239209
Description: XII, 342 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
Contents: Ghetto, Banlieue, Favela, et caetera: tools for rethinking urban marginality. Prologue: An old problem in a new world? --
The return of the repressed: riots, 'race' and dualization in three advanced societies. Part I. From communal ghetto to hyperghetto. The state and fate of the dark ghetto at century's close --
The cost of racial and class exclusion in 'Bronzeville' --
West side story: a high-insecurity ward in Chicago. Part II: Black belt, red belt. From conflation to comparison: how Banlieues and ghetto converge and contrast --
Stigma and division: from the core of Chicago to the margins of Paris --
Dangerous places: violence, isolation and the state. Part III. Looking ahead: urban marginality in the twenty-first century. The rise of advanced marginality: specifications and implications --
Logics of urban polarization from below. Postscript: Theory, history and politics in urban analysis.
Responsibility: Loïc Wacquant.

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Breaking with the exoticizing cast of public discourse and conventional research, Urban Outcasts takes the reader inside the black ghetto of Chicago and the deindustrializing banlieue of Paris to  Read more...

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"This is a fantastic book that anyone interested in the historical trajectory of advanced capitalism and the marginality it breeds should read. The book's real strength is its fusion of political Read more...

 
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