Globalization, fear and insecurity : the challenges for cities north and south
Fear is ingrained in the history of cities but our short-sightedness prevents us from grasping its evolution over time. Increasingly, risk and fear are experienced, portrayed and discussed as globalized phenomena, particularly since 9/11. This research puts urban insecurity in perspective, with a comparison of world cities in the North and South.
Print Book, English, 2012
Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, 2012
9781137007926, 9780230284210, 1137007923, 0230284213
Introduction Old and New Fears in Cities The Turning Point of 9/11 Terrorism Criminal Gangs in Global Cities of the South Disorders in British and French Cities Conclusion: Global Cities' Challenges