Discipline and punish? Youth gangs' response to "zero-tolerance" policies in Honduras.

@article{Rivera2010DisciplineAP,
  title={Discipline and punish? Youth gangs' response to "zero-tolerance" policies in Honduras.},
  author={Lirio Guti{\'e}rrez Rivera},
  journal={Bulletin of Latin American research},
  year={2010},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={492-504}
}
The response of youth gangs to "zero tolerance" policing in Honduras are examined with respect to territoriality. Focusing on two main gangs, the Mara Salvatrucha and the 18th Street Gang, the ways in which state authority is challenged are assessed from an analysis of body territoriality, the respatialisation of organisational structures across urban… CONTINUE READING