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Published: 06 April 2015

352 Pages | 30 illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190221447

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Violence at the Urban Margins

Edited by Javier Auyero, Philippe Bourgois, and Nancy Scheper-Hughes

Global and Comparative Ethnography

  • An in-depth, interdisciplinary work including contributions from sociologists and anthropologists with a cross-regional focus on the Americas.
  • Illustrates theory in action, the creative use of theoretical and analytical tools to illuminate particular aspects of the sources, experiences, uses, and effects of violence.
  • Examines the dynamics of violence in marginalized neighborhoods in the U.S., Mexico, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Colombia, Brazil, El Salvador, Venezuela, and Argentina.

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