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The Resource Gangs and society : alternative perspectives, edited by Louis Kontos, David Brotherton, and Luis Barrios

Gangs and society : alternative perspectives, edited by Louis Kontos, David Brotherton, and Luis Barrios

Label
Gangs and society : alternative perspectives
Title
Gangs and society
Title remainder
alternative perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Louis Kontos, David Brotherton, and Luis Barrios
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume addresses timely questions from an eclectic range of positions and brings together the work of academics, activists, and community leaders to examine the many functions and faces of gangs today. Analyzing the spread of gangs from New York to Texas to the West Coast, the book covers such topics as the spirituality of gangs, the place of women in gang culture, and the effect on gangs of a variety of educational programs and services for at-risk youth
Cataloging source
N$T
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kontos, Louis
  • Brotherton, David
  • Barrios, Luis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gangs
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • Gangs
  • United States
  • Gangs
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology, other
  • Sociology
  • Sozialwissenschaften, Soziologie, Anthropologie
Label
Gangs and society : alternative perspectives, edited by Louis Kontos, David Brotherton, and Luis Barrios
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A note on social theory and the American street gang / Sudhir Venkatesh -- Toward a typology of contemporary Mexican American youth gangs / Avelardo Valdez -- The negligible role of gangs in drug distribution in New York City in the 1990s / Ric Curtis -- Marginal youth, personal identity, and the contemporary gang: reconstructing the social world? / Kevin McDonald -- Gangs and the contemporary urban struggle: an unappreciated aspect of gangs / Albert DiChiara, Russell Chabot -- Urban street activists: gang and community efforts to bring peace and justice to Los Angeles neighborhoods / Juan Francisco Esteva Martinez -- The almighty Latin king and queen nation and the spirituality of resistance: agency, social cohesion, and liberating rituals in the making of a street organization / Luis Barrios -- Education in the reform of street organizations in New York City / David Brotherton -- Liberating yet limiting: the paradox of female gang membership / Dana Nurge -- Amor de reina! The pushes and pulls of group membership among the Latin queens / David Brotherton, Camila Salazar-Atias -- Gangs and the law / Loren Siegel -- The gang crackdown in the prisons of Massachusetts: arbitrary and harsh treatment can only make matters worse / Phillip Kassel -- On the subject of gang photography / Richard Rodriguez -- From civil war to gang war: the tragedy of Edgar Bolanos / Donna DeCesare -- Snapshots of a movement: the New York Latin kings and queens 1996-99 / Steve Hart, David Brotherton
Control code
ocm53117866
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 352 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231507516
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/kont12140
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt271p8h
  • f97b7668-cfc6-40b6-9ecc-c5862bd0accb
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)53117866
Label
Gangs and society : alternative perspectives, edited by Louis Kontos, David Brotherton, and Luis Barrios
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A note on social theory and the American street gang / Sudhir Venkatesh -- Toward a typology of contemporary Mexican American youth gangs / Avelardo Valdez -- The negligible role of gangs in drug distribution in New York City in the 1990s / Ric Curtis -- Marginal youth, personal identity, and the contemporary gang: reconstructing the social world? / Kevin McDonald -- Gangs and the contemporary urban struggle: an unappreciated aspect of gangs / Albert DiChiara, Russell Chabot -- Urban street activists: gang and community efforts to bring peace and justice to Los Angeles neighborhoods / Juan Francisco Esteva Martinez -- The almighty Latin king and queen nation and the spirituality of resistance: agency, social cohesion, and liberating rituals in the making of a street organization / Luis Barrios -- Education in the reform of street organizations in New York City / David Brotherton -- Liberating yet limiting: the paradox of female gang membership / Dana Nurge -- Amor de reina! The pushes and pulls of group membership among the Latin queens / David Brotherton, Camila Salazar-Atias -- Gangs and the law / Loren Siegel -- The gang crackdown in the prisons of Massachusetts: arbitrary and harsh treatment can only make matters worse / Phillip Kassel -- On the subject of gang photography / Richard Rodriguez -- From civil war to gang war: the tragedy of Edgar Bolanos / Donna DeCesare -- Snapshots of a movement: the New York Latin kings and queens 1996-99 / Steve Hart, David Brotherton
Control code
ocm53117866
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 352 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231507516
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/kont12140
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt271p8h
  • f97b7668-cfc6-40b6-9ecc-c5862bd0accb
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)53117866

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