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Barrio gangs

street life and identity in Southern California

by James Diego Vigil

  • 159 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • Los Angeles.,
  • Los Angeles
    • Subjects:
    • Gangs -- California -- Los Angeles.,
    • Mexican American youth -- California -- Los Angeles -- Ethnic identity.,
    • Mexican American criminals -- California -- Los Angeles.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James Diego Vigil ; foreword by Robert Edgerton.
      SeriesMexican American monograph ;, no. 12, Mexican American monographs ;, no. 12.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6439.U7 L78 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 202 p. ;
      Number of Pages202
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2046282M
      ISBN 100292776136
      LC Control Number88023386

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4, ) -- Michael Tapia, an assistant professor of criminology in the UTSA Department of Criminal Justice, recently embarked on a mission to document the histories and stories of gangs of a bygone era.

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The El Paso gang history book is the second book on gangs written by Tapia, a former faculty member at the University of Texas at San Antonio who authored the book "The Gangs of San Antonio.

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God’s Gangs by sociologist Edward Orozco Flores examines how members of Latino street gangs in Los Angeles are leaving gangs and reshaping their lives, despite overwhelming obstacles to entering the mainstream economy. His book complements the expanding literature of critical gang studies by arguing that Latino immigrants in inner-city Los Angeles are not mired in cyclical poverty.Chapter One.

The Early Barrio Gangs of El Paso, Texas: s to s Chapter Two. A Gang History of Las Cruces, New Mexico Chapter Three. Anthony, New Mexico: Influences and Network Linkages from All Directions Chapter Four.

Ciudad Juárez: The Epicenter Then and Now Chapter Five. El Paso’s Modern Gangs and the Barrio Azteca Chapter Six.