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No Place on the Corner: The Costs of Aggressive Policing

Jan Haldipur


In the early 2000s, New York City began to experience a surge in “stop, question, and frisks”—a police tactic that became a distinctive feature of the New York Police Department. Young black and Latino men disproportionately became the focus of this approach, which targets residents of selected neighborhoods throughout the five boroughs. Nowhere is this issue more critical than in the Bronx, which became “ground zero” for many of these stops. This book draws from approximately three years of intensive ethnographic fieldwork, beginning in 2011 (the year stops would reach their highest point) an ... More

Keywords: police, New York City, Bronx, ethnography, public space, social ties, stop and frisk, community

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781479869084
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479869084.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jan Haldipur, author
California State University, Long Beach