List of Figures and Tables.
List of Abbreviations and Acronyms.
Series Editors’ Preface.
Part I: Badlands:.
1. Introduction: The Fear of ‘the Banlieue’.
The Colour of Fear.
Organization of the Book.
2. State’s Statements: Urban Policy as Place-Making.
Neoliberalism, Neoliberalization and the City.
The Republican State and Its Contradictions.
The Republican Penal State and Urban Policy.
Part II: The Police:.
3. The Right to the City? Revolts and the Initiation of Urban Policy.
The Hot Summer of 1981: How Novel is ‘Violence’?.
Brixton in France? The Haunting of the French Republic.
The ‘Founding Texts’ of Urban Policy.
The ‘Anti-immigrant Vote’.
Consolidation of Urban Policy.
Conclusions: Consolidation of the Police.
4. Justice, Police, Statistics: Surveillance of Spaces of Intervention.
When the Margin is at the Centre.
The ‘Return of the State’.
‘I Like the State’.
Justice, Police, Statistics.
Conclusions: Looking for a ‘Better’ Police ….
… a ‘Republican’ One.
5. From ‘Neighbourhoods in Danger’ to ‘Dangerous Neighbourhoods’: The Repressive Turn in Urban Policy.
Encore! The Ghost Haunting the French Republic.
Pacte de Relance: Old Ghosts, New Spaces.
‘They are Already Stigmatized’: Affirmative Action à la française.
Is ‘Positive Discrimination’ Negative?.
Insecurity Wins the Left: The Villepinte Colloquium.
Remaking Urban Policy in Republican Terms.
Whither Urban Policy?.
The Police Order and the Police State.
Back to the Statist Geography.
Conclusions: Repressive Police.
Part III: Justice in Banlieues:.
6. A ‘Thirst for Citizenship’: Voices from a Banlieue.
Vaulx-en-Velin between Official Processions and Police Forces.
Vaulx-en-Velin after the trentes glorieuses.
A ‘Thirst for Citizenship’.
A Toil of Two Cities (in One).
Whose List is More ‘Communitarian’?.
Conclusions: Acting on the Spaces of the Police.
7. Voices into Noises: Revolts as Unarticulated Justice Movements.
Geographies of Repression: ‘Police Everywhere, Justice Nowhere’.
Policies of Urgency: ’20 Years for Unemployment, 20 Years for Insecurity’.
Conclusions: Form a ‘Just Revolt of the Youth’ to ‘Urban Violence’.
8. Conclusion: Space, Politics and Urban Policy.