Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence
Where: The 92nd Street Y, New York
1395 Lexington Ave.
212-415-5500 Price: $29
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Over the past two decades, American cities have experienced an astonishing drop in violent crime, dramatically changing urban life.
In many cases, places once characterized by decay and abandonment are now thriving, the fear of death by gunshot wound replaced by concern about skyrocketing rents. From New York’s Harlem neighborhood to South Los Angeles, author Patrick Sharkey draws on original data and textured accounts of neighborhoods across the country to document the most successful proven strategies for combatting violent crime and to lay out innovative and necessary approaches to the problem of violence.Buy tickets/get more info now