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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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Capitalizing on Change: Gangs, Ideology, and the Transition to a Liberal Economy in the Russian Federation

Capitalizing on Change: Gangs, Ideology, and the Transition to a Liberal Economy in the Russian Federation

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(p.65) 3 Capitalizing on Change: Gangs, Ideology, and the Transition to a Liberal Economy in the Russian Federation
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Global Gangs
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Alexander L. Salagaev

Rustem R. Safin

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816691470.003.0004

This chapter looks at the role of the economic crisis and ultimate dissolution of the Soviet Union and how the conversion to a liberal economy created openings for the emergence of modern gangs, and how these have evolved over time.

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

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