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Order and Conflict in Public Space / Edition 1

Order and Conflict in Public Space / Edition 1


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138931183
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/10/2016
Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society Series
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Mattias De Backer is a researcher and teaching assistant at the Criminology Department, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.

Lucas Melgaço is a researcher and lecturer at the Department of Criminology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.

Georgiana Varna is a Research Fellow at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

Francesca Menichelli is a researcher at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities based at the University of Cambridge, UK.

Table of Contents

1. Editorial preface (Mattias De Backer, Lucas Melgaço, Georgiana Varna, Francesca, Menichelli)

Section I: Spaces of control

2. Normalising exceptional public space security: The spatial fix of the Olympic Carceral (Jon Coaffee)

3. Securitization and urban space: a study from a skyscraper in Mexico City (Nelson Arteaga Botello)

4. The residential normalization of public spaces. Towards a post-punitive regulation?" (Antonin Margier)

5. Avoiding encounters with poverty: aesthetics, politics and economics in a privileged neighbourhood of Cape Town, South Africa (Nick Schuermans and Manfred Spocter)

6. Caution, control and consumption: Defining acceptable behaviour in the semi-public space of Czech shopping malls (Pavel Pospech)

Section II: Spaces of Transgression

7. Reclaiming civility in urban nightlife districts (Ilse Van Liempt)

8. Dwelling without a home: Denver's splintered public spaces (Sig Langegger and Stephen Koester)

9. Boy Racer Culture and Class Conflict: Urban Regeneration, Social Exclusion and the Rights of the Road (Karen Lumsden)

10. Rethinking spaces, sites and encounters of conflict in 21st century Britain: The case of abortion protest in public space (Lucy Jackson and Gill Valentine)

Epilogue: Chaos/order and the future of public space research

11. The future of (spatial) criminology and research about public space (Keith Hayward)

12. Diss & Ditch. What to do with public space? (Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch)

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