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Gang Involvement among Immigrant and Refugee Youth: A Developmental Ecological Systems Approach.

Subjects: *YOUTH gangs; *REFUGEES; *GANGSUNITED States

  • Source: International Journal of Developmental Science. 2015, Vol. 9 Issue 3/4, p125-134. 10p.

  • Abstract: Immigrant and refugee youth are at elevated risk for joining gangs, which, in turn, is associated with a host of maladaptive ... Copyright of International Journal of Developmental Science is the property of IOS Press and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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Going solo: the social organisation of drug dealing within a London street gang.

Subjects: *SOCIAL structure; *GANGS; *DRUG trafficUNITED Kingdom

  • Source: Journal of Youth Studies. Nov2015, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p1170-1185. 16p.

  • Abstract: This paper presents a single case study of one street gang in one London borough. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 12 gang members, or former gang ... Copyright of Journal of Youth Studies is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or ...

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WHEN GANGS GO VIRAL: USING SOCIAL MEDIA AND SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS TO ENHANCE GANG DATABASES.

Subjects: *GANGS; *GANG prevention laws; *TELEVISION in security systemsUNITED States

  • Source: Harvard Journal of Law & Technology. Fall2015, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p315-338. 24p.

  • Abstract: The article discusses how law enforcement can further use information found on social media websites to construct gang databases, chronicling every known and suspected gang ...

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VIOLENCE, CITIZENSHIP, AND RELIGION IN A RIO DE JANEIRO FAVELA.

Subjects: *GANGS; *RELIGION; *VIOLENCE

  • Source: Latin American Research Review. 2014 Special Issue, Vol. 49, p149-167. 19p.

  • Abstract: Across Latin America armed groups have come to dominate large sectors of social, political, and economic activity in poor and working-class communities. While scholars have ... 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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WRESTLING THE DEVIL.

Subjects: *VIOLENCE prevention; *YOUTH gangs; *GANG membersCENTRAL America

  • Source: Latin American Research Review. 2014 Special Issue, 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 ... 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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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 violence; *VIOLENCE preventionEL SalvadorORGANIZATION of American States

  • Source: Indiana International & Comparative Law Review. 2015, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p767-808. 42p.

  • Abstract: The article focuses on the transnational gangs in Central America and the development of international law in order to manage the ...

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Truce.

Subjects: *GANGS; *PRIESTS; *CHRISTIAN leadershipEL SalvadorCATHOLIC Church...

  • Source: Christian Century. 4/15/2015, Vol. 132 Issue 8, p28-31. 4p.

  • Abstract: The article discusses churches' engagement with gangs in El Salvador. Topics mentioned include an overview of Central American ...

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Gang Land.

Subjects: *MOTORCYCLE gangs; *MOTORCYCLES -- Societies, etc.

  • Source: Texas Monthly. Jul2015, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p20-24. 3p.

  • Abstract: A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of meeting with members of the Bandidos motorcycle gang in Waco, Texas.

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