The outlaw biker legacy of violence

The legacy of violence -- Bikers as folk devils -- Motorcycle clubs, outlaw motorcycle clubs (OMCs), and outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMGs) -- Spreading biker violence: transnational expansion of outlaw motorcycle clubs/gangs -- The culture of violence in the outlaw biker community -- "Bad men"...

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Main Author: Barker, Thomas
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Routledge 2018
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Summary:The legacy of violence -- Bikers as folk devils -- Motorcycle clubs, outlaw motorcycle clubs (OMCs), and outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMGs) -- Spreading biker violence: transnational expansion of outlaw motorcycle clubs/gangs -- The culture of violence in the outlaw biker community -- "Bad men" in the outlaw biker community -- Violent public events and biker wars: events that trigger moral panic -- The Waco debacle: response to a moral panic
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:pages cm
ISBN:9781138483897
9781138483903