The Ghetto: Contemporary Global Issues and Controversies

1st Edition

Ray Hutchison, Bruce D. Haynes

Routledge
Published August 30, 2011
Textbook - 386 Pages
ISBN 9780813345031 - CAT# K370567

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Table of Contents

Introduction -- A Janus-Faced Institution of Ethnoracial Closure: A Sociological Specification of the Ghetto -- De-spacialization and Dilution of the Ghetto: Current Trends in the United States -- Toward Knowing the Iconic Ghetto -- “You Just Don’t Go Down There”: Learning to Avoid the Ghetto in San Francisco -- In Terms of Harlem -- The Spike Lee Effect: Reimagining the Ghetto for Cultural Consumption -- Places of Stigma:Ghettos, Barrios, and Banlieues -- On the Absence of Ghettos in Latin American Cities -- Divided Cities: Rethinking the Ghetto in Light of the Brazilian Favela -- Demonstrations at Work: Some Notes from Urban Africa AbdouMaliq Simone -- From Refuge the Ghetto is Born: Contemporary Figures of Heterotopias -- Where is the Chicago Ghetto?

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