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Badlands of the Republic Space, Politics and Urban Policy

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ISBN-10: 1405156309

ISBN-13: 9781405156301

Edition: 2007

Authors: Mustafa Dikec

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'Badlands of the Republic' is an essential resource for contextualising and understanding the revolts occurring in the French 'badlands' neighbourhoods in autumn 2005.
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Book details

List price: $44.75
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/20/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 236
Size: 6.05" wide x 9.05" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

List of Figures and Tables
List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
Series Editors' Preface
Introduction: The Fear of 'the Banlieue'
The Colour of Fear
Organization of the Book
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
The Police
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
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
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 a la francaise
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
Justice in Banlieues
A 'Thirst for Citizenship': Voices from a Banlieue
Vaulx-en-Velin between Official Processions and Police Forces
Vaulx-en-Velin after the trente 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
Voices into Noises: Revolts as Unarticulated Justice Movements
Revolting Geographies
Geographies of Repression: 'Police Everywhere, Justice Nowhere'
Policies of Urgency: '20 Years for Unemployment, 20 Minutes for Insecurity'
Conclusions: From a 'Just Revolt of the Youth' to 'Urban Violence'
Conclusion: Space, Politics and Urban Policy