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Gangs in the Global City Alternatives to Traditional Criminology

ISBN-10: 0252073371

ISBN-13: 9780252073373

Edition: 2006

Authors: John M. Hagedorn

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With contributions from international scholars, this text challenges traditional approaches to problems in criminology from many different perspectives and includes theoretical discussions, case studies, and examinations of gang members' identities.
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 1/2/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Globalization, Gangs, and Traditional Criminology
Theoretical Perspectives
Gangs, Institutions, Race, and Space: The Chicago School Revisited
Three Pernicious Premises in the Study of the American Ghetto
Globalization and Social Exclusion: The Sociology of Vindictiveness and the Criminology of Transgression
Spaces of Globalization
The Global City: One Setting for New Types of Gang Work and Political Culture?
Observing New Zealand "Gangs," 1950-2000: Learning from a Small Country
Rapid Urbanization and Migrant Indigenous Youth in San Cristobal, Chiapas, Mexico
Identities of Resistance
Female Gangs: Gender and Globalization
Youth Groupings, Identity, and the Political Context: On the Significance of Extremist Youth Groupings in Unified Germany
Gangs and Spirituality of Liberation
Response to Neoliberalism
Toward the Gang as a Social Movement
Americanization, the Third Way, and the Racialization of Youth Crime and Disorder
Conclusion
Gangs in Late Modernity
The Challenges of Gangs in Global Contexts
Contributors
Index