Down out and under arrest policing and everyday life in skid row stuart forrest on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers in his first year working in los angeless skid row forrest stuart was stopped on the street by police fourteen times usually for doing little more than standing there juliette. An intimate multifaceted portrait of the police residents and activists in their own voices down out and under arrest adds new insights and much needed complexity to the current debates on policing in the poorest urban areas of the us it is a vivid and insightful five year study of los angeless skid row that contradicts much of the conventional wisdom about policing and the urban . Down out and under arrest book read 6 reviews from the worlds largest community for readers policing and everyday life in skid row as want to read want to read saving good writing but i felt it was sort of a smear job on a los angeles government that wants to elevate the down trodden to a better place in society. Down out and under arrest policing and everyday life in skid row by stuart forrest university of chicago press 2016 352 pages 2750 cloth skid row is the neighborhood for those whose lives skid out who are unhoused unemployed ailing from addictions and mental health conditions. In this exemplary ethnography of a los angeles neighborhood we see the effects of community and institutional framing on the policing of poverty on social service delivery and on everyday resistance in down out and under arrest stuart delivers a highly engaging ethnography of multiple sites in skid row analyzing the far reaching effects
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