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Global GangsStreet Violence across the World$
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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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From black Jackets to zulus: social Imagination, Myth, and Reality Concerning French Gangs

From black Jackets to zulus: social Imagination, Myth, and Reality Concerning French Gangs

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(p.105) 5 From black Jackets to zulus: social Imagination, Myth, and Reality Concerning French Gangs
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Global Gangs
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Marwan Mohammed

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816691470.003.0006

This chapter investigates how economic factors shaped the emergence of gangs in France between the 1950s and 1970s, and the way that politics subsequently transformed the nature of gang formation in the 1980s and 1990s.

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

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