Book Review: Down, Out & Under Arrest: Policing and Everyday Life in Skid Row

Los Angeles Review of Books published a review by Jody Armour of the USC Gould School about a new book on policing on Los Angeles’ Skid Row. “Forrest thus ends his brilliant and sobering ethnography on a hopeful note: through their pitched political battles with the powers-that-be, Skid Row residents are reclaiming their personal dignity,…

Schweitzer’s new review of Majoritarian Cities by Neil Kraus

Lisa Schweitzer, Associate Professor and Bedrosian Center faculty affiliate, reviewed the book Majoritarian Cities: Policy Making and Inequality in Urban Politics by Neil Kraus in the latest issue of the Journal of the American Planning Association. “What drives local policy decisions? In Majoritarian Cities: Policy Making and Inequality in Urban Politics, political scientist Neil Kraus…