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5 edition of Violence in Urban America found in the catalog.

Violence in Urban America

Mobilizing a Response

by Committee on Law and Justice

  • 369 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by National Academies Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & criminology,
  • Violence in Society,
  • USA,
  • Urban Sociology,
  • Violence (Sociological Aspects),
  • Prevention,
  • United States,
  • Violence,
  • Violent crimes,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10357343M
    ISBN 100309050391
    ISBN 109780309050395

    Find a huge variety of new & used Urban violence books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices. Shop Urban violence books at Alibris.   Violence started to rise in the s and stayed at an extremely high level from the ‘70s to the beginning of the ‘90s. That’s when violence started to .

    1. Urban Fragility and Resilience in Latin America: Conceptual Approaches and Contemporary Patterns - Kees Koonings and Dirk Kruijt; 2. Exclusion, Violence and Resilience in Five Latin American Megacities: A Comparison of Buenos Aires, Lima, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo - Dirk Kruijt and Kees Koonings. How common is violence and abuse in rural America? According to the federal crime statistics, violent crime rates in nonmetropolitan areas were lower than the national average. The Update of the Rural-Urban Chartbook notes that homicide rates were lower overall for both men and women, with an average of six deaths per , for males and two deaths per .

      City leaders too often treat aggressive policing as the cure to urban violence, especially when that violence boils over into rioting. For local officials, law enforcement is . The Philadelphia Collaborative Violence Prevention Center (PCVPC) was established as an Urban Partnership Academic Center of Excellence in through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with the goal of preventing urban violence and aggression in the lives of youth in West and Southwest Philadelphia.


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In this summary of a unique conference on urban violence, mayors, police chiefs, local, state, and federal agency experts, and researchers provide a wealth of practical ideas to combat violence in urban America. This book will be a valuable guide to concerned community residents as well as local officials in designing new approaches to the Price: $ In this summary of a unique conference on urban violence, mayors, police chiefs, local, state, and federal agency experts, and researchers provide a wealth of practical ideas to combat violence in urban America.

This book will be a valuable guide to concerned community residents as well as local officials in designing new approaches to the. This event is closed to ticket sales. Join the Greater Baltimore Committee and Thomas Abt, author of the forthcoming book Bleeding Out: The Devastating Consequences of Urban Violence – and a Bold New Plan for Peace in the Streets.

Thomas Abt is a Senior Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. This book will be a valuable guide to concerned community residents as well as local officials in designing new approaches to the violence that afflicts America's cities.

single copy, $; copies, $ each; 10 or more copies, $ each (no other discounts apply). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Violence and dissent in urban America.

Atlanta, Ga., Southern Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation []. The Rise and Fall of Violent Crime in America, a new book by Barry Latzer, a criminologist at John Jay College, tells the story of how America went from the peaceful era of the immediate post. This third edition of Violence in America is a Violence in Urban America book new book with all 12 chapters of this volume written specifically for chapters survey a wealth of new research on the long-term dynamics of murder and other crimes of violence.

The contributors identify and diagnose the circumstances of recurring epidemics of violent crime that have swept the social landscape of 5/5(1). The Crime Report: America’s urban landscape is seeing transformational, generationally significant changes.

Yet many have come to view urban violence as intractable. In your book, you identify. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Allen, Rodney F.

Violence and riots in urban America. Worthington, Ohio, C.A. Jones Pub. [] (OCoLC) This third edition of Violence in America is a completely new book with all 12 chapters of this volume written specifically for chapters survey a wealth of new research on the long-term dynamics of murder and other crimes of violence.

The contributors identify and diagnose the circumstances of recurring epidemics of violent crime that have swept the social landscape of. A new book examines how federal government policies made it easier for minorities to open fast-food franchises than grocery stores.

Today the landscape of urban America reflects this history. Or as Voisin, who spent 20 years as a professor at the University of Chicago studying urban violence, puts it in his new book, “America the Beautiful and Violent: Black Youth & Neighborhood.

It features cutting-edge ethnographic research on the role of violence in the lives of the urban poor in South, Central, and North America, and sheds light on the suffering that violence produces and perpetuates, as well as the individual and collective responses that violence generates, among those living at the urban margins of the Americas.

His most recent book is "Bleeding Out: The Devastating Consequences Of Urban Violence -- And A Bold New Plan For Peace In The Streets." Thomas Abt, thank you so much for joining us once again.

In his new book, “Bleeding Out: The Devastating Consequences of Urban Violence — and a Bold New Plan for Peace in the Streets,” Abt outlines a concrete, multipronged strategy of prevention and policing to bring peace to America’s : John Laidler.

comprehensive understanding of the social dimensions of urban violence. The study is not an exhaustive review of the topic, but rather is an exploration of the social drivers of violence, and its impact on social relations.

The work has been guided by five objectives: 1. Introduce the social dimensions of urban violence and review existing les. "Violence at the Urban Margins is an excellent collection of cutting-edge ethnography on the brutality of everyday life in impoverished areas across the Americas.

Auyero, Bourgois, and Scheper-Hughes are among the greatest contemporary scholars of violence, and here they've assembled work from the most important new voices in the : Oxford University Press.

With Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence in Latin America, Eduardo Moncada provides an extremely insightful contribution to our understanding of this phenomenon, which drives elections and debates in cities well beyond Latin America the book provides key lessons for scholars interested in violence and urban issues, regardless.

In the Line of Fire: Youth, Guns, and Violence in Urban America (Social Institutions and Social Change) by Sheley, Joseph F.,Wright, James D. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This book is an apolitical exploration of the misperceptions and realities that attend gun violence and mental illness.

The authors frame both pressing social issues as public health problems subject to a variety of interventions on individual and collective levels, including utilization of a novel perspective: evidence-based interventions.

The process by which a group of small colonial settlements in an untamed wilderness grew into a highly industrialized and urbanized nation is one of the central and most important themes of American history. The updated Making of Urban America provides a superb collection of essays for students and teachers on the many facets of urban development through history.

The Daily Record: Expert: Baltimore crime fight offers chance for substantial ROI By Adam Bednar. Financing a targeted approach to reducing violent crime in Baltimore could create a return on investment of $ for every dollar of backing, according to the author of a new book on urban brutality.Hope and Healing in Urban Education proposes a new movement of healing justice to repair the damage done by the erosion of hope resulting from structural violence in urban g on ethnographic case studies from around the country, this book chronicles how teacher activists employ healing strategies in stressed schools and community .