The projects: gang and non-gang families in East Los Angeles

Introduction -- Rationale and methods -- A history of the Cuatro Flats barrio gang -- The gang subculture, change and continuity -- The Pico Gardens clique -- A gang life -- Cholas in the world of gangs -- Why children either avoid or affiliate with gangs -- Families not involved with gangs -- A clo...

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Main Author: Vigil, James Diego (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Austin, Tex. University of Texas Press 2007
Edition:1st ed.
Online Access: Table of contents only
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:Introduction -- Rationale and methods -- A history of the Cuatro Flats barrio gang -- The gang subculture, change and continuity -- The Pico Gardens clique -- A gang life -- Cholas in the world of gangs -- Why children either avoid or affiliate with gangs -- Families not involved with gangs -- A closer look at gang-affiliated families -- Gang prevention and intervention strategies over time -- Conclusion and recommendations
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index
Physical Description:XVI, 239 S. ill 23cm
ISBN:029271730X
0292717318
9780292717305
9780292717312