Rodeo (riot)

The rodeo Was a technical of rioting qui est devenu popular in France Beginning in 1981 Often associated with youth of North African descent, and the Lyon suburb of Minguettes. These riots belong to stealing cars, driving them in tight circles, and ultimately burning them. [1] Some reports indicate that they are stolen from more prosperous areas, and taken to depressed neighborhoods to be burned in police raids. [2]

Over the summer of 1981, 250 cars were stolen and burned in government housing projects of Marseilles , Lyon, Roubaix , Nancy , and Paris. [3]


  1. Jump up^ Stiftel, Bruce; Watson, Vanessa (2007). Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning, Volume 2 . Taylor & Francis. p. 110. ISBN  9780415402859 .
  2. Jump up^ Jenkins, Philip (2007). God’s Continent: Christianity, Islam, and Europe’s Religious Crisis . Oxford University Press. p. 156. ISBN  9780195313956 .
  3. Jump up^ Dikec, Mustafa (2011). Badlands of the Republic: Space, Politics and Urban Policy . John Wiley & Sons. ISBN  9781444399301 .

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