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Living in the Crossfire: Favela Residents, Drug Dealers, and Police Violence ...

Maria Alves, Philip Evanson - History - 2011 - 240 pages
Communities organizing to end Brazil's urban war on drugs
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Fragile Rights Within Cities: Government, Housing, and Fairness

John Goering - Political Science - 2007 - 299 pages
How fair are this country's urban housing markets and how effective has the government been at what it is charged to do in ensuring open and diverse housing options for this ...
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American Homelessness: A Reference Handbook

Mary Ellen Hombs - Political Science - 2001 - 299 pages
With 50 percent new material, this third edition breaks this complex topic into key elements, examining the roots of the problem, programs that address it, current research ...
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Address Unknown: The Homeless in America

James D. Wright - Social Science - 2009 - 170 pages
Homelessness in America has grown from a minor problem in isolated areas of a few big cities into a near epidemic. Today, scarcely any American city of any appreciable size ...
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Shelter Poverty: New Ideas on Housing Affordability

Michael Stone - Political Science - 2010 - 384 pages
"...the most original--and profoundly disturbing--work on the critical issue of housing affordability...." --Chester Hartman, President, Poverty and Race Research Action ...
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Separate Societies: Poverty and Inequality in U.S. Cities

William Goldsmith, Edward Blakely - Political Science - 2010 - 255 pages
An examination of the presence and persistence of urban poverty and the dilemmas of local reform.
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Homeless Lives in American Cities: Interrogating Myth and Locating Community

P. Webb - Political Science - 2014 - 278 pages
Homeless Lives in American Cities explores how the American discourse on homelessness arose from Victorian social and political anxieties about the impacts of immigration and ...
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Down, Out, and Under Arrest: Policing and Everyday Life in Skid Row

Forrest Stuart - Social Science - 2016 - 352 pages
In his first year working in Los Angeles’s Skid Row, Forrest Stuart was stopped on the street by police fourteen times. Usually for doing little more than standing there ...
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