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Title The ghetto : contemporary global issues and controversies / edited by Ray Hutchison and Bruce D. Haynes.
Imprint Boulder, CO : Westview Press, [2012].

Subject Inner cities.
Sociology, Urban.
Alt Name Hutchison, Ray,
Haynes, Bruce D., 1960-
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A Janus-faced institution of ethnoracial closure: a sociological specification of the ghetto / Loïc Wacquant -- De-spatialization and dilution of the ghetto: current trends in the United States / Peter Marcuse -- Toward knowing the iconic ghetto / Elijah Anderson -- "You just don't go down there": learning to avoid the ghetto in San Francisco / Nikki Jones and Christina Jackson -- In terms of Harlem / Bruce D. Haynes -- The Spike Lee effect: reimagining the ghetto for cultural consumption / Sharon Zukin -- Places of stigma: ghettos, barrios, and banlieues / Ernesto Castañeda -- On the absence of ghettos in Latin American cities / Alan Gilbert -- Divided cities: rethinking the ghetto in light of the Brazilian favela / Brasilmar Ferreira Nunes and Leticia Veloso -- Demonstrations at work: some notes from urban Africa / AbdouMaliq Simone -- From refuge the ghetto is born: contemporary figures of heterotopias / Michel Agier -- Where is the Chicago ghetto? / Ray Hutchison.
Summary A cutting-edge collection of original essays from leading scholars examining the contemporary state of the ghetto in all its forms.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0813345049 (electronic bk.)
9780813345048 (electronic bk.)
9780813345031 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0813345030 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 40019841323
Publisher # EB00605408 Recorded Books
OCLC # 759176948
Additional Format Print version:C Original 9780813345031 0813345030 (DLC) 2011024796