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Separate Places: Crime and Security in Gated Communities

  title={Separate Places: Crime and Security in Gated Communities},
  author={E. Blakely and Mary Gail Snyder},
  • E. Blakely, Mary Gail Snyder
  • Published 1998
  • Geography
  • The drive to redefine territory and protect neighborhood boundaries is being felt in communities of all income levels throughout this country's metropolitan areas. In the last ten to 15 years, gated communities, one of the more dramatic forms of residential boundaries, have sprung up around the country. Millions of Americans are turning to walls and fences around communal residential space that was previously integrated with the larger shared civic space. This era of dramatic demographic… CONTINUE READING
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