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Discipline and Punish? Youth Gangs' Response to ‘Zero-tolerance’ Policies in Honduras.

Subjects: *YOUTH gangs; *GANG members; *JUVENILE delinquencyHONDURASMS-13 (Gang)

  • Source: Bulletin of Latin American Research. Oct2010, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p492-504. 13p.

  • Abstract: The response of youth gangs to ‘zero tolerance’ policing in Honduras are examined with respect to territoriality. Focusing on two main Copyright of Bulletin of Latin American Research is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites ...

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Criminalizing Day-to-Day Life: A Socio-Legal Critique of Gang Injunctions.

Subjects: *LEGAL status of gangs; *INJUNCTIONS; *GANG membersLOS Angeles (Calif.); CALIFORNIAUNITED States. Constitution. 1st Amendment

  • Source: American Journal of Criminal Law. Summer2010, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p241-290. 54p.

  • Abstract: The article presents socio-legal critique of gang injunctions in Los Angeles, California. It examines the legal process for obtaining gang injunctions and its constitutionality in ...

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Global Fears, Local Anxiety: Policing, Counterterrorism and Moral Panic Over 'Bikie Gang Wars' in New South Wales.

Subjects: *MORAL panics; *LEGAL status of gangs; *SOCIAL problemsNEW South Wales

  • Source: Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology (Australian Academic Press). Dec2010, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p580-599. 20p. 1 Color Photograph.

  • Abstract: This article proceeds in three main parts. First, it provides an account of a moral panic that unfolded during a short period in the Australian ... Copyright of Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology (Australian Academic Press) is the property of Australian Academic Press and its content may not be ...

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Gang involvement: psychological and behavioral characteristics of gang members, peripheral youth, and nongang Youth.

Subjects: *YOUTH gangs; *GANG members; *JUVENILE delinquency

  • Source: Aggressive Behavior. Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p423-436. 14p. 5 Charts.

  • Abstract: Research has noted the existence of a loose and dynamic gang structure. However, the psychological processes that underpin gang membership have only begun to be ... Copyright of Aggressive Behavior is the property of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites ...

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I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang! and the Materiality of Southern Depravity.

Subjects: *CHAIN gangs; *EXPLOITATION of humans; *OTHER (Philosophy)SOUTHERN StatesI Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (Film)

  • Source: Mississippi Quarterly. Summer/Fall2010, Vol. 63 Issue 3/4, p399-417. 19p.

  • Abstract: The essay examines the ways in which chain gang labor and laborers were associated with notions concerning the depravity of the Southern U.S. within ...

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Understanding gangs as armed groups.

Subjects: *VIOLENCE prevention; *GANGS; *ORGANIZED crime

  • Source: International Review of the Red Cross. Jun2010, Vol. 92 Issue 878, p369-386. 18p.

  • Abstract: Gangs have long been considered a source of violence and insecurity, but they are increasingly identified as a cause of instability ... Copyright of International Review of the Red Cross is the property of Cambridge University Press and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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Territorial gangs and their consequences for humanitarian players.

Subjects: *GANGS; *VIOLENCE; *CRIME preventionCENTRAL America

  • Source: International Review of the Red Cross. Jun2010, Vol. 92 Issue 878, p387-406. 20p.

  • Abstract: Territorial gangs are among today's main perpetrators of urban violence, affecting the lives of millions of other people. They try to ... Copyright of International Review of the Red Cross is the property of Cambridge University Press and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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INVESTIGACIÓN-ACCIÓN-PARTICIPATIVA CON LA AGRUPACIÓN LATIN KING EN MADRID: POTENCIALIDADES Y LÍMITES DE UNA ESTRATEGIA ALTERNATIVA AL CONTROL DE LOS GRUPOS JUVENILES CONFLICTIVOS.

Subjects: *GANGS; *YOUTH violence prevention; *PARTICIPANT observationMADRID (Spain : Region); SPAIN

  • Source: AIBR. Revista de Antropología Iberoamericana. may-ago2010, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p223-255. 33p. 4 Charts.

  • Abstract: This work presents a long term participatory action research conducted among the group of Latin Kings in Madrid, Spain. The project started up from a ... El presente trabajo relata una extensa experiencia de Investigación-Acción Participativa llevada a cabo con la agrupación de Latin Kings residentes en Madrid, ... Copyright of AIBR. Revista de Antropología Iberoamericana is the property of Asociacion de Antropologos Iberoamericanos en Red and its content may not be ...

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Spatializing Social Networks: Using Social Network Analysis to Investigate Geographies of Gang Rivalry, Territoriality, and Violence in Los Angeles.

Subjects: *SOCIAL networks; *GANGS; *HUMAN territorialityLOS Angeles (Calif.); CALIFORNIA

  • Source: Annals of the Association of American Geographers. Apr2010, Vol. 100 Issue 2, p307-326. 20p. 3 Diagrams, 2 Charts, 3 Maps.

  • Abstract: Social network analysis is an increasingly prominent set of techniques used in a number of social sciences, but the use of the techniques of social ... El análisis de redes sociales es un conjunto cada vez más destacado de técnicas utilizadas en un grupo de las ciencias sociales; ... Copyright of Annals of the Association of American Geographers is the property of Taylor & Francis Ltd and its content may not be copied or ...

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Risk and protective factors associated with gang-involved youth in Trinidad and Tobago.

Subjects: *YOUTH gangs; *GANG members; *YOUTH & drugsTRINIDAD & Tobago

  • Source: Pan American Journal of Public Health. Mar2010, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p187-202. 16p. 5 Charts.

  • Abstract: Objectives. To examine the prevalence of gang involvement, the risk and protective factors associated with gang involvement, and the association between gang involvement and exposure ... Objetivos. Examinar la prevalencia de la participación en pandillas, los factores de riesgo y los factores protectores asociados con la participación en pandillas, ... Copyright of Pan American Journal of Public Health is the property of World Health Organization and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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