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Published: 22 April 2020

256 Pages | 5 b&w line drawings; 8 b&w halftones


ISBN: 9780190066581

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Us versus Them

Race, Crime, and Gentrification in Chicago Neighborhoods

Jan Doering

  • Examines neighborhood conflict over the issues of crime, policing, and gentrification in the age of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown
  • Illuminates the strategic use of racial meanings in political and interpersonal conflict
  • Produces a comprehensive portrait of how activism, politics, and urban change interlock on the neighborhood level
  • Traces how individuals and communities position themselves in larger conflicts about race, crime, and gentrification

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