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Author Hagedorn, John, 1947-

Title A world of gangs : armed young men and gangsta culture / John M. Hagedorn ; foreword by Mike Davis.

Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2008.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  HV6437 .H34 2008    Available  ---
Description 198 p. : ill.
Series Globalization and community series ; v. 14
Globalization and community ; v. 14.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ghetto, favela, and township : the worlds gangs live in -- Street institutions : why some gangs won't go away -- The problem with definitions : the questionable uniqueness of gangs -- From Chicago to Mumbai : touring the world of gangs -- No way out : demoralization, racism, and resistance identity -- A tale of two gangs : the Hamburgs and the Conservative Vice Lords -- Reconsidering culture : race, rap, and resistance -- Street wars : hip hop and the rise of gangsta culture -- Contested cities : gentrification and the ghetto -- Conclusion : a rose in the cracks of concrete.
Subject Gangs.
ISBN 9780816650675 (pb : alk. paper)
9780816650668 (hc : alk. paper)
0816650667 (hc : alk. paper)
0816650675 (pb : alk. paper)