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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Randy Seepersad; Ann Marie Bissessar
|Description:||xi, 290 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm|
|Contents:||Section One: Understanding gangs and violence in the Caribbean. Chapter One. Crime in the Caribbean / Randy Seepersad --
Chapter Two. The rise of gang violence in the Caribbean / Sheridon Hill --
Chapter Three. "Dons", so-called "community leaders" and the emergence of "un-civil" society in the Caribbean / Clifford Griffin and Rajesh Persad --
Chapter Four. Paradise lost: Gangs and gang violence in St. Kitts and Nevis / Janice Joseph --
Chapter Five. The nexus between structured adjustment and the emergence of gangs: the case of Trinidad and Tobago / Ann Marie Bissessar --
Chapter Six. White-collar crime in Trinidad / Dylan Kerrigan and Nirmala Sookoo --
Chapter Seven. A gang leader through the eyes of his mother / Simon Alexis --
Chapter Eight. Girls and gangs in Trinidad: an exploratory study / Wendell C. Wallace. Section Two: Interventions and policy. Chapter Nine. Gangs in Central America: an essay on evolution and changing dynamics / Anthony T. Bryan --
Chapter Ten. The usefulness and effectiveness of peacebuilding in reducing group-lead violence / Tarik Weekes --
Chapter Eleven. The impact of mediation on truce with rival gangs of East Port of Spain / Kathy-Ann Felix-John and Dianne Williams.
|Responsibility:||edited by Randy Seepersad and Ann Marie Bissessar.|