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Global Gangs: Street Violence across the World

Jennifer M. Hazen and Dennis Rodgers


Few studies reflect the critical need to study gangs across time and space. Most investigations focus on a single gang or gangs in a single community, and present the gang in a “snapshot” manner, reflecting the nature of the gang at a specific point in time. More importantly, few collections offer comparative studies of gangs across cultures. This volume uniquely offers a thematic approach to engage in concrete comparisons, both contextually and transnationally, of gangs In Brazil, China, El Salvador, France, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, the Russian Federation, Sierra Leone, South Africa, ... More

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

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780816691470
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816691470.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jennifer M. Hazen, editor

Dennis Rodgers, editor

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