By Paul Kirkness,Andreas Tijé-Dra
The idea of territorial stigma, as built largely by way of the city sociologist Loïc Wacquant, contends that convinced teams of individuals are devalued, discredited and tainted via the popularity of where the place they dwell.
This publication argues that this idea is extra appropriate and complete than others which have been used to border and comprehend ostracised neighbourhoods and their populations (for instance segregation and the racialisation of position) and allows an inclusive interpretation of the numerous spatial features of marginalisation strategies. Advancing conceptual realizing of ways territorial stigmatisation and its parts spread materially in addition to symbolically, this ebook offers quite a lot of case reports from the worldwide South and international North, together with an exam of modern coverage measures which were utilized to house the results of territorial stigmatisation. It introduces readers to territorial stigmatisation’s strategic deployment but in addition illustrates, in a few nearby contexts, the attachments that citizens every now and then increase for the stigmatised locations within which they stay and the aptitude counter-forces which are constructed opposed to territorial stigmatisation via numerous various groups.
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