Garth Myers discusses city riots

What causes city dwellers to riot? Trinity College distinguished professor of urban international studies Garth Myers visited the University of Kansas to discuss this topic last week.

from Rebecca Fensholt

originally aired on Ad Astra Radio season 2 episode 8 on October 13, 2011.

Myers, a former associate professor of geography at the University of Kansas, returned to campus on October 7 to take part in Idea Café, presented by  The Commons at Spooner Hall. Myers’s led a discussion on the topic of “What Causes City Dwellers to Riot, and How Do Cities Recover?” and later spoke to KJHK’s Rebecca Fensholt about city riots, Occupy Wall Street, and more.

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