Title

Arson: the ecology of urban unrest in an American city--Newark, New Jersey, a case study in collective violence

Date of Award

1996

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

Geography

Advisor(s)

James Newman

Keywords

social geography, collective violence, arson, urban riots

Subject Categories

Geography

Abstract

Discusses the social dynamics and spatial manifestation of collective violence in general and arson in particular, which was manifest during the Newark disorder of 1967.

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