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Violent Policing and Disposing of Urban Landscapes

Violent Policing and Disposing of Urban Landscapes

Chapter:
(p.87) 4 Violent Policing and Disposing of Urban Landscapes
Source:
Black Women against the Land Grab
Author(s):
Keisha-Khan Y. Perry
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816683239.003.0004

Chapter 4 provides concrete examples of how violent policing is central to constructing, maintaining, and disposing of black marginalized landscapes and the people who occupy them. The construction of luxury high-rises, accompanied by private police forces, play a large role in excluding poor blacks from coveted coastal lands.

Keywords:   Black women’s activism, Urban social movements, Brazil, Black politics, Latin American cities

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