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No Boundaries Transnational Latino Gangs and American Law Enforcement

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ISBN-10: 0472116290

ISBN-13: 9780472116294

Edition: 2009

Authors: Tom Diaz, Chris Swecker

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No Boundariesis a former journalist's disturbing account of what many consider the "next Mafia"Latino crime gangs. Like the Mafia, these gangs operate an international network, consider violence a matter of routine business, and defy U.S. law enforcement at every level, from city police departments to federal agencies. Also like the Mafia, the gangs spawn kingpins such as the notorious Nelson Varela Martinez Comandari, the man who nearly became the first "Latin godfather" in the United States.Focusing on the Los Angeles-based Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) and the 18th Street Gang, and the Chicago-based Latin Kings, Tom Diaz describes how neighborhood gangs evolved into extremely brutal,…    
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 5/7/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 360
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

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