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The Horrors of Home.

Subjects: *GANGS; *GANG violence; *SOCIAL historyCENTRAL America; UNITED StatesMS-13 (Gang)

  • Source: New Republic. 8/25/2014, Vol. 245 Issue 14, p31-33. 3p. 2 Color Photographs.

  • Abstract: The article discusses the role of gang violence in forcing Central American families to attempt to migrate to the United States. Topics addressed include the ...

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THE PSEUDO-INSURGENCIES - REAL CRIMINAL ENTERPRISES.

Subjects: *INSURGENCY; *GANGS; *DRUG traffic

  • Source: Revista Academiei Fortelor Terestre. 2014, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p353-358. 6p.

  • Abstract: During the last decades the dialectics of violence in many areas of the globe has been fueled by many insurgencies, terrorist movements and criminal enterprises. ... Copyright of Revista Academiei Fortelor Terestre is the property of Nicolae Balcescu Land Forces Academy and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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¿Bandas latinas en España? Grupos juveniles de origen inmigrante, estigmas y síntomas.

Subjects: *GANGS; *IMMIGRANTS; *SOCIAL stigmaSPAIN

  • Source: Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociologicas. oct-dic2014, Issue 148, p61-78. 18p.

  • Abstract: This article explores the criminalized social imaginaries of so-called Latin gangs in Spain, dismantling stereotypes and proposing different analysis approaches. The ... Este artículo explora los imaginarios sociales criminalizados que se han construido sobre las denominadas bandas latinas en España, desmontando tópicos y proponiendo ... Copyright of Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociologicas is the property of Centro de Investigaciones Sociologicas and its content may not be copied or ...

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Weapon Carrying, Physical Fighting and Gang Membership Among Youth in Washington State Military Families.

Subjects: *CONFIDENCE intervals; *GANGS; *MILITARY dependentsWASHINGTON (State)

  • Source: Maternal & Child Health Journal. Oct2014, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p1863-1872. 10p. 4 Charts.

  • Abstract: To examine associations between parental military service and school-based weapon carrying, school-based physical fighting and gang membership among youth. We used cross-sectional data from the 2008 ... Copyright of Maternal & Child Health Journal is the property of Springer Nature and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites ...

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WRESTLING THE DEVIL.

Subjects: *GANGS; *CONVERSION to Christianity; *GANG membersCENTRAL America; LATIN America

  • Source: Latin American Research Review. 2014 Special Isssue, Vol. 49, p112-128. 17p.

  • Abstract: A crisis of urban violence has emerged in northern Central America during the past two decades. Although youth gangs are responsible ... Una crisis de violencia urbana emergió en Centroamérica durante las pasadas dos décadas. Sólo una parte de esta violencia es producto de ... Copyright of Latin American Research Review is the property of Latin American Studies Association and its content may not be copied or emailed to ...

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Partying, Cruising, and Hanging in the Streets: Gangs, Routine Activities, and Delinquency and Violence in Chicago, 1959-1962.

Subjects: *GANGS; *HOMICIDE; *VIOLENCECHICAGO (Ill.); ILLINOIS

  • Source: Journal of Quantitative Criminology. Sep2014, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p415-451. 37p. 1 Diagram, 7 Charts.

  • Abstract: Objectives: Examine relationships between routine activities, character contests in the form of 'signifying,' and general delinquency and fighting in a street gang context. Methods: ... Copyright of Journal of Quantitative Criminology is the property of Springer Nature and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites ...

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‘The biggest gang in Oakland’: re-thinking police legitimacy.

Subjects: *GANGS; *LAW enforcement agencies; *QUALITATIVE research

  • Source: Contemporary Justice Review. Sep2014, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p375-399. 25p.

  • Abstract: Literature defining ‘police legitimacy’ lacks qualitative research on those populations most often targeted by law enforcement agencies, including people of color in urban areas. This ... Copyright of Contemporary Justice Review is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted ...

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LA MANO EXTENDIDA: THE INTERACTION BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL LAW AND NEGOTIATION AS A STRATEGY TO END GANG WARFARE IN EL SALVADOR AND BEYOND.

Subjects: *GANGS; *GANG prevention laws; *PREVENTION of juvenile delinquencyUNITED States; EL Salvador

  • Source: Indiana International & Comparative Law Review. 2014, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p767-808. 42p.

  • Abstract: The article discusses the use of international laws and negotiation to end gang warfare in El Salvador. Topics discussed include increasing awareness of transnational

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Women in transnational organized crime.

Subjects: *WOMEN criminals; *FEMALE gangs; *FEMALE juvenile offenders

  • Source: Trends in Organized Crime. Jun2014, Vol. 17 Issue 1/2, p52-65. 14p.

  • Abstract: The last two decades have seen a number of publications showing that women play an important role in transnational organized crime. The recent focus on ... Copyright of Trends in Organized Crime is the property of Springer Nature and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites ...

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Commentary: Developmental Perspectives on Adolescents and Gangs.

Subjects: *GANGS; *ADOLESCENT psychology; *LONGITUDINAL method

  • Source: Journal of Research on Adolescence (Wiley-Blackwell). Jun2014, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p284-292. 9p.

  • Abstract: Drawing from a sophisticated set of longitudinal studies, the five articles in this special section highlight factors that draw adolescents into gangsCopyright of Journal of Research on Adolescence (Wiley-Blackwell) is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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