Anthropology of Los Angeles : place and agency in an urban setting / edited by Jenny Banh with Melissa King.

Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017]
xvii, 241 pages ; 24 cm
City and town life -- California -- Los Angeles.
Urban anthropology -- California -- Los Angeles.
Sociology, Urban -- California -- Los Angeles.
Place (Philosophy) -- Social aspects -- California -- Los Angeles.
Agent (Philosophy) -- Social aspects -- California -- Los Angeles.
Public spaces -- California -- Los Angeles.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social conditions.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Race relations.
"The Anthropology of Los Angeles : Place and Agency in an Urban Setting questions the production and representations of both the real and imagined L.A. by documenting hidden histories that portray a collision of race, class, gender, identity, food, and space"--Provided by publisher.
Introduction / Melissa King with Jenny Banh
Hauntings of a different kind : militarized spaces and memories of containment / Jocelyn A. Pacleb
Bicycle anthropology of Los Angeles / Adonia E. Lugo, Allison Mattheis, with Maryann Aguirre
The people in Los Angeles public spaces are not dead : micro-sociability in the squares, plazas, and parks of the post-modern global city / Nathalie Boucher
Embodying democratic spaces : community organizer alternative narratives that challenge the mainstream negative stigma of South Los Angeles / George Villanueva
Analysis of Latino-Korean relations in the workplace : Latino perspectives in the aftermath of the 1992 Los Angeles civil unrest / Kyeyoung Park
Memory : the Angeleno Pharmakon / Charles Joseph
Multiple ways of knowing : layers of history on the Great Wall of Los Angeles / Andrea Lepage
Making space : ethnic towns and the racing of public space in Los Angeles / Beth F. Baker and ChorSwang Ngin
Agro-ethnic landscapes of Los Angeles / Natale A. Zappia
A conversation with Diego Vigil, a Los Angeles pioneer anthropologist : an anthropologist past, present, and future / Jenny Banh
Conclusion / Jenny Banh.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Banh, Jenny, editor of compilation.
King, Melissa, editor.
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Online version: Anthropology of Los Angeles
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