Urban Outcasts: A Comparative Sociology of Advanced Marginality (review)

Urban Outcasts: A Comparative Sociology of Advanced Marginality (review) journal of world history, september 2011 vite idealism and fostered disillusionment in the entire state-building project. To sum up, this is a welcome and fascinating book on a little-studied aspect of the emergence of the Stalinist system in the late 1930s. Elena Shulman does a masterful job of using the Khetagurova movement to shine much-needed light on gender and mobility issues on the conceptual and also physical margin of the Stalinist Soviet Union on the eve of the Great Patriotic War. jonathan bone William Paterson University Urban Outcasts: A Comparative Sociology of Advanced Marginality. By loïc wacquant. Malden, Mass.: Polity Press, 2007. 360 pp. $79.95 (cloth); $24.95 (paper). Loïc Wacquant's book is a response to what he sees as a "moral panic" over the breakdown of law and social order on the European urban periphery, manifested by the widespread presence of rampaging and destructive gangs of youths in the early 1990s in cities such as Lyons, France, and Bristol, England. The question he asks is, to what extent do these incidences of rioting mimic what is happening on the other side of the Atlantic--with specific reference to the riots in Los Angeles following the beating of Rodney King--and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of World History University of Hawai'I Press

Urban Outcasts: A Comparative Sociology of Advanced Marginality (review)

Journal of World History, Volume 22 (3) – Sep 4, 2011

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journal of world history, september 2011 vite idealism and fostered disillusionment in the entire state-building project. To sum up, this is a welcome and fascinating book on a little-studied aspect of the emergence of the Stalinist system in the late 1930s. Elena Shulman does a masterful job of using the Khetagurova movement to shine much-needed light on gender and mobility issues on the conceptual and also physical margin of the Stalinist Soviet Union on the eve of the Great Patriotic War. jonathan bone William Paterson University Urban Outcasts: A Comparative Sociology of Advanced Marginality. By loïc wacquant. Malden, Mass.: Polity Press, 2007. 360 pp. $79.95 (cloth); $24.95 (paper). Loïc Wacquant's book is a response to what he sees as a "moral panic" over the breakdown of law and social order on the European urban periphery, manifested by the widespread presence of rampaging and destructive gangs of youths in the early 1990s in cities such as Lyons, France, and Bristol, England. The question he asks is, to what extent do these incidences of rioting mimic what is happening on the other side of the Atlantic--with specific reference to the riots in Los Angeles following the beating of Rodney King--and

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