UCLA GEOG 3 - Policing Space: Territorial Control and Forms of Resistance (2 pages)

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Lecture number:
5
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of California, Los Angeles
Course:
Geog 3 - Cultural Geography
Edition:
1

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GEOG 3 1st Edition Lecture 5 Outline of Last Lecture I Recap of previous lecture II The Rules of Place cont Outline of Current Lecture I Recap II Chin III Policing Space Territorial Control and Forms of Resistance IV Film L A is Burning Current Lecture Recap Rules of Place Shopping Malls o Design promote purchasing sell as much as possible o Create urban ambiance which suburban dwellers crave o Design principles play out in four ways Elizabeth Chin Politics of positioning rules of place o A person s positioning will shape his her experiences of different commercial spaces shopping malls including his her knowledge of and reactions to the rules of place there Zip code for Newhallville 06511 o 26 2 below the poverty level vs 9 3 in the state o Median income 39 836 vs 68 595 in the state These girls know they are not the ideal shoppers that these shop owners want o They are followed given dirty looks make them feel uncomfortable o Asia s story captures the pressures many Newhallville kids face in having to assert their right to be in the mall by demonstrating their ability to buy p 104 o There are larger structural issues that shape these girls experiences in the mall and Bob s Political economic social and spatial Encourage middle class suburban shoppers to come not the lower class Banned public transportation from stopping in front of the mall on Fridays and Saturdays Play Frank Sinatra which discourages young people to go and linger there o Race and class intersect in these girls lives to shape their experience of the mall They are young poor and Black o Shoppers are not anonymous historyless individuals when they walk in the door and stores are not monolithic o Bob lives in a richer city and he is African American He is like a grumpy grandpa to them and although the prices are higher than other stores he is always there and keeps an eye on the girls Policing Urban Space Territorial Control and Forms of Resistance in Los Angeles How do formal org of power such as



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