Sociologically this is most unusual. It is a case of people power, winning over money power and political power.
The sociology of graffiti
Sociologically that is a remarkable achievement. A group with little or no power has forced those with the power to behave a particular way.
The graffiti movement as a sociological force
When they first started they scared us, so we fought back as we usually do by using the police to maintain order and keep people under control and behaving properly. But this group of young people did not stop. We started to discover how powerful they were