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Global gangs : street violence across the world

Jennifer M. Hazen 1973-; Dennis Rodgers


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  • Title:
    Global gangs : street violence across the world
  • Author: Jennifer M. Hazen 1973-; Dennis Rodgers
  • Description: Gangs in a global comparative perspective / Dennis Rodgers and Jennifer M. Hazen -- Part I. Gang formation and transformation. Intimate connections: gangs and the political economy of urbanization in South Africa / Steffen Jensen -- Cholo!: the migratory origins of Chicano gangs in Los Angeles / James Diego Vigil -- Capitalizing on change: gangs, ideology, and the transition to a liberal economy in the Russian Federation / Alexander L. Salagaev and Rustem R. Safin -- Of marginality and "little emperors": the changing reality of Chinese youth gangs / Lening Zhang -- From black jackets to Zulus: social imagination, myth, and reality concerning French gangs / Marwan Mohammed -- Maras and the politics of violence in El Salvador / José Miguel Cruz -- Part II. Problematizing gangs. Youth gangs and otherwise in Indonesia / Loren Ryter -- "Playing the game": gang-militia logics in war-torn Sierra Leone / Mats Utas -- "For your safety": child vigilante squads and neo-gangsterism in urban India / Atreyee Sen -- "We are the true blood of the Mau Mau": the Mungiki movement in Kenya / Jacob Rasmussen -- Gang politics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / Enrique Desmond Arias -- "Hecho en México": gangs, identities, and the politics of public security / Gareth A. Jones -- The inevitable gang / Sudhir Venkatesh.
  • Local Note: Dr. Michael J. Witkowski Collection
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press
  • Format: vii, 300 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780816691470 (hc : alk. paper);ISBN 0816691479 (hc : alk. paper);ISBN 9780816691494 (pb : alk. paper);ISBN 0816691495 (pb : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Gangs; Violence; Gangs; Violence; Bande; Bandenkriminalität
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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