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Jennifer M. Hazen and Dennis Rodgers

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780816691470

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816691470.001.0001

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Gang Politics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Gang Politics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Chapter:
(p.237) 11 Gang Politics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Source:
Global Gangs
Author(s):

Enrique Desmond Arias

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816691470.003.0012

This chapter underscores the strategic – and variable – political discourse about gangs in Brazil, and how this obscures the close relationships that often exist between criminal gangs and state security actors.

Keywords:   gangs, youth, violence, conflict, urban challenges, state security, crime, global, transnational

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