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Global gangs : street violence across the world

Author: Jennifer M Hazen; Dennis Rodgers
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Global Gangs features essays that investigate gangs spanning across nations, from Brazil to Indonesia, China to Kenya, and from El Salvador to Russia. Volume editors Jennifer M. Hazen and Dennis Rodgers bring together contributors who examine gangs from a comparative perspective, discussing such topics as the role the apartheid regime in South Africa played in the emergence of gangs, the politics behind child  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer M Hazen; Dennis Rodgers
ISBN: 9780816691494 0816691495 9780816691470 0816691479
OCLC Number: 908131052
Description: vii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Gangs in a Global Comparative PerspectiveDennis Rodgers and Jennifer M. HazenPart I. Gang Formation and Transformation1. Intimate Connections: Gangs and the Political Economy of Urbanization in South AfricaSteffen Jensen2. Cholo! The Migratory Origins of Chicano Gangs in Los AngelesJames Diego Vigil3. Capitalizing on Change: Gangs, Ideology, and the Transition to a Liberal Economy in the Russian FederationAlexander Salagaev and Rustem Safin4. Of Marginality and "Little Emperors": The Changing Reality of Chinese Youth GangsLening Zhang5. From Black Jackets to Zulus: Social Imagination, Myth, and Reality Concerning French GangsMarwan Mohammed6. Maras and the Politics of Violence in El SalvadorJose Miguel CruzPart II. Problematizing Gangs7. Youth Gangs and Otherwise in IndonesiaLoren Ryter8. "Playing the Game": Gang/Militia Logics in War-Torn Sierra LeoneMats Utas9. "For Your Safety": Child Vigilante Squads and Neo-Gangsterism in Urban IndiaAtreyee Sen10. "We Are the True Blood of the Mau Mau": The Mungiki Movement in KenyaJacob Rasmussen11. Gang Politics in Rio de Janeiro, BrazilEnrique Desmond Arias12. "Hecho en Mexico": Gangs, Identities, and the Politics of Public SecurityGareth A. JonesAfterword: The Inevitable GangSudhir VenkateshContributorsIndex
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"Global Gangs features essays that investigate gangs spanning across nations, from Brazil to Indonesia, China to Kenya, and from El Salvador to Russia. Volume editors Jennifer M. Hazen and Dennis Rodgers bring together contributors who examine gangs from a comparative perspective, discussing such topics as the role the apartheid regime in South Africa played in the emergence of gangs, the politics behind child vigilante squads in India, the relationship between immigration and gangs in France and the United States, and the complex stigmatization of youths in Mexico caused by the arbitrary deployment of the word "gang"."--page 4 de la couverture.

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