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Author Ilan, Jonathan, author.

Title Understanding street culture : poverty, crime, youth and cool / Jonathan Ilan.

Published London ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  307.76 ILAN    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes "Macmillan education."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-198) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Understanding Urban Poverty, Culture and Crime -- Demography and Development: Class, Gender and Ethnicity -- Space, Territory and Gangs -- Street Life and Street Crime -- From Street Expressivity to Commodifiable Cool -- Street Flows in the Global Ghetto -- Resistance, Ghetto Politics and the Social Control of the Slum -- Conclusion.
Summary "An insightful and theoretically informed overview of street culture in various parts of the world - its origins, functions, manifestations and appeal - examining both its bearing on criminal lifestyles and on the cultivation of 'cool.' Contemporary examples and original research are used to evidence new ways of thinking about street culture today"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Inner cities.
Street life.
City and town life.
Urban youth -- Social conditions.
Urban poor -- Social conditions.
Sociology, Urban.
ISBN 9781137028594 (hardback)
1137028599 (hardback)
9781137028587 (paperback)
1137028580 (paperback)