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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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Cholo!: The Migratory Origins of Chicano Gangs in Los Angeles

Cholo!: The Migratory Origins of Chicano Gangs in Los Angeles

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(p.49) 2 Cholo!: The Migratory Origins of Chicano Gangs in Los Angeles
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Global Gangs
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James Diego Vigil

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816691470.003.0003

This chapter explains how immigration and migration in the United States led to the creation of Chicano gangs, as a response to the exclusion and precarious conditions they faced in their new country.

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

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